Recycle state

    Follow the plastic. Take a tour of where your recycling goes once it leaves your home.

    More coverage:

    Univeral Recycling Law
    Delaware Solid Waste Authority

     

    What you can recycle per DSWA: Newspapers Brown Paper Bags Magazines/Catalogs Telephone/Soft Cover Books Junk Mail/Envelopes (all types) Paper Paperboard (cereal/tissue boxes) Cardboard Narrow-Neck Plastic Bottles (e.g. milk jugs, bleach/detergent, shampoo bottles) Plastic Grocery Bags Glass Bottles/Jars (any color) Metal Cans (tin/steel/aluminum) Plastic berry containers Paper egg cartons Paper to-go cups Things you should NOT recycle per DSWA: Pizza boxes with grease or food residue Plastic garbage bags Styrofoam/Packing peanuts No milk cartons, juice boxes or aseptic containers Aluminum foil Styrofoam egg cartons Any container with food residue (e.g. 1/2 full peanut butter jars not scraped clean) Saran wraps/Plastic films

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