Wishcycling

Wishcycling

Avoid Wishcycling. Make sure everything you put into the blue Recyclables cart/bin is recyclable. Items that are not recyclable cause contamination, can damage sorting machinery, and make it so recyclables end up in a landfill.

 

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Takeout/To Go
Containers

Use/request recyclable, compostable or reusable options.

GARBAGE: Dispose of in the gray garbage cart or bin.

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Shrink Wrap
Plastic Film & Bags

Contain multiple pieces
for collection.

GARBAGE: Dispose of in the gray garbage cart or bin.

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Cereal Bags

Try buying cereal in bulk to avoid excessive packaging.

GARBAGE: Dispose of in the gray garbage cart or bin.

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Online Retailer
Shipping Bags

Reuse when possible.

GARBAGE: Dispose of in the gray garbage cart or bin.

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Chip/Snack
Packaging

GARBAGE: Dispose of in the gray garbage cart or bin.

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Styrofoam/
Packaging Peanuts

Contain multiple pieces in a single bag for collection. Avoid products with excessive and/or non-recyclable packaging.

GARBAGE: Dispose of in the gray garbage cart or bin.

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Bubble Wrap

Reuse whenever possible or choose environmentally friendly packaging options.

GARBAGE: Dispose of in the gray garbage cart or bin.

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Plastic Plates/Cups
Utensils

Provide reusable options.
Keep cutlery with you to use
when needed.

GARBAGE: Dispose of in the gray garbage cart or bin.

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CDs/DVDs
VHS Tapes

If undamaged, try donating
to a resale shop or charity
before disposing.

GARBAGE: Dispose of in the gray garbage cart or bin.

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Crockery/Dishware

GARBAGE: Dispose of in the gray garbage cart or bin.

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