Town of Babylon recycling information

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NEWSPAPERS

When the newspaper symbol appears on your Recycling Calendar, properly wrapped newspapers will be collected from your curbside.

Bundle newspapers and tie with twine or put them into paper bags. Do not use plastic bags.

Magazines, junk mail, carboard boxes and telephone books also should be bundled and tied.

Do not recycle : Pizza and cereal boxes

BOTTLE AND CANS

When the bottles and cans symbol appears on your Recycling Calendar, glass, metal cans and plastics will be collected from your curbside in your blue recycling bin or clear plastic bags.

Aluminum and metal cans : Rinse. Labels do not need to be removed.

Glass jars and bottles Rinse. Labels do not need to be removed. Remove caps, lids and wire rings. Do not break glass.

Do not recycle : Plate glass, drinking glasses, lightbulbs or window panes.

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PLASTICS

Rinse bottles and remove caps and pumps. Flatten.

For more information, visit the Town of Babylon website.

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