Glendale last year expanded its recycling program to accept more plastics. Previously, only plastics 1 and 2 (ex: water bottles) could be thrown in Glendale recycling bins. But as of April 4, 2011, the city began accepting plastics 3 – 7 as well. This includes all hard plastic containers such as:
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Corrugated cardboard boxes, dry food boxes (cereal, cracker), empty paper towel tubes, empty pizza boxes (with minimal residue)
• Cardboard boxes should be cut up or
broken down to fit better in the container.
• Remove waxy lining from cereal/
All newspaper and inserts
All magazines and telephone books
Food cans that hold soup, vegetables, pet
food, tuna. Empty aerosol cans are accepted
• Aerosol cans MUST be empty
• No propane tanks
White and colored paper, computer
paper, junk mail, file folders, paper
grocery bags, windowed envelopes
• No hardbound books