Blue recycling boxes are collected on a weekly basis - the same day as your garbage pickup day. Your blue box should be placed at the curb next to your garbage by 7 AM on your collection day. Recycling products do not require tags. Please secure recycling products on a windy day. Sorting your recycling is not necessary.
Broken Blue Box.
Replace your broken blue box by returning the old one to the Township office. The broken or damaged blue box must be identified 'CANTON RUSSELL TOWNSHIP' to be replaced at no cost. Additional blue boxes can be purchased at the cost of $7.00 each.
What is recyclable?
Food and beverage cans, aluminum foil and plates, trays and wraps and empty paint cans.
Please clean all materials. Put lids aside cans.
NON RECYCLABLE METAL: Pots or scrap metal
Jars and bottles, glass bottles and jars clear or tinted.
Non recyclable glass: drink glasses, ceramic items, window, mirrors or light bulbs
Plastic bottles, containers with #s.
Includes all plastic containers with the appropriate symbol (triangle with identification number 1-2-4-5-7).
Non recyclable plastic: Blister or bubble packs, toys, chairs or stretch wrap (e.g. Saran Wrap MD), plastic with identification number 3 or 6
Boxboard, cardboard, milk or juice boxes, individual drinking boxes, cardboard boxes (cereal, tissue, detergent, eggs cartons, corrugated cardboard and brown paper bags.
Non recyclable cardboards : Waxed coasted boxes or soiled pizza boxes
NEWSPRINT - Newspapers, flyers, magazines, catalogues.
BOXBOARD - Cereal, tissue, detergent boxes, etc. Discard plastic liners.
WRITING - Envelopes, books, computer paper.
OTHER - Egg cartons, coffee trays, phone books.
Non recyclable papers: Soiled newspaper, inserts or magazines, tissue paper, paper towels or laminated paper
Tips & reminder
- Packaging foam is not recyclable.
- By using clear of plastic bags, paper is not
contaminated by rain or snow and will be recycled instead of being thrown in the garbage.
- Garbage bags are not recyclable.