Recycling Collection Schedule
Recycling is collected on Thursday of every other week according to the day of garbage collection. Citizens who have their garbage collected on Monday will have their recycling collected on Thursdays along the blue route. Citizens who have their garbage collected on Tuesday will have their recycling collected on Thursdays along the pink route.
 
For questions about what day your garbage is collected, please see the Garbage Collection Schedule.
Please see the Recycling Collection Calendar for the recycling schedule.
 
Follow recycling guidelines below
 
Acceptable Material. All material must be empty, clean and dry. 
• Aluminum food and beverage containers - aluminum soda and beer cans, cat food cans, etc.
• Ferrous Cans - soup, coffee cans, etc.
• P.E.T. plastic containers with the symbol #1 - no microwave trays
• H.D.P.E. natural plastic containers with the symbol #2 - milk jugs and water jugs containers only (narrow neck containers)
• H.D.P.E. pigmented plastic containers with the symbol #2 - detergent, shampoo, bleach bottles without caps (narrow neck containers); butter and margarine tubs
• Polypropylene plastic food and beverage containers symbol #5 - yogurt containers
• Mixed Paper (54), as defined in the most recent ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular
• Sorted Residential Paper and News (56), as defined in the most recent ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular
• Kraft Paper Bags
• Old Corrugated Containers (OCC) - no wax coated
• Magazines (OMG) - Coated magazines, catalogues and similar printed materials, junk mail, and soft cover books
• Aseptic Cartons - Juice boxes, gable top milk and juice containers, soy milk and soup cartons
• Glass food and beverage containers - Flint (clear), Amber (brown), Emerald (green)
 
Unacceptable Material
• Yard Waste
• Styrofoam
• Pizza Boxes, unless free of any food or grease residue
• Food
• Any liquids
• Diapers
• Clothing/textiles
• Plastic Bags or bagged material (newsprint may be placed in a Kraft bag)
• Plastic containers with #3, #4, #6, or #7 on them or no # at all
• Mirrors, window or auto glass, light bulbs, ceramics
• Oil or antifreeze containers
• Coat hangers
• Paint cans
• Medical Waste/Sharps
• Any Acceptable Material that is no longer acceptable due to its coming into contact with or being contaminated by Unacceptable Material.

Art in the Park concert, featuring the band Fox and Company and the Anywherez Fine Food Truck, will be held Monday, May 20th at the Granite Falls Recreation Center on Field #2 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.