Paper

Where to Recycle

Type of Paper
Where to Recycle/Dispose
Ammonia Free Architectural Drawings N/A
Books (Hardback, Paperback and Phone Books)
Recycling Center
Corrugated Cardboard and Brown Paper Bags (i.e. Grocery Store Paper Bags)
Community Bins and Recycling Center
Glue Bound Publications
Recycling Center (Recycle with phone books.)
Junk Mail
Community Bins, Post Offices and Recycling Center (Recycle with office paper.)
Magazines
Community Bins and Recycling Center
Newspaper Community Bins and Recycling Center
Office Paper (Includes all white and light colored paper, envelopes, junk mail, and manila file folders. No dark colors, neon, or construction paper please. Test a dark piece of paper or envelope by tearing it in half. If the inside layer of paper is white then that paper can be recycled.)
Community Bins and Recycling Center
Shredded Paper (Shredded paper can be recycled if the shred is larger than 1/8 inch by 1 inch. We cannot accept cross-cut or pulverized shred. Shredded paper should be placed in the office paper bin in a sealed plastic bag.)
 N/A

Paper Items Not Accepted for Recycling

  • Carbon Paper or Credit Card Receipts
  • Construction Paper
  • Deep-Toned Paper
  • Fluorescent Paper
  • Napkins, Paper Towels, Paper Plates or Cups
  • Photos
  • Ream Wrap (Plastic Coated Paper Used to Wrap Reams of Office Paper)
  • Traditional Architectural Blue Prints That Were Made With Ammonia (Ammonia Free Architectural Drawings Are Okay)
  • Tyvek or Gold Tone Envelopes With Metal Clasp
  • Wrapping Paper or Tissue Paper