YorkTwp Recycling Guidelines
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STEVENS DISPOSAL & RECYCLING SERVICE,
STEVENS STOP & GO PORTABLE TOILETS
P.O. BOX 500
TEMPERANCE, MI 48182
Phone: 800-779-0344 Fax:
York Township Recycling Guidelines
RECYCLABLE RESIDENTIAL COMMINGLED
CONTAINERS (Bottles & Cans) consist of the following:
Glass, transparent & translucent food
& beverage bottles/jars. Paper labels are acceptable as are rings
& lids on glass containers.
Tin/Steel cans, tin plated, food &
beverage containers, all sizes; paper labels are acceptable.
Aluminum used beverage containers and foil
clean of food.
HDPE plastic bottles (SPI Code #2) – blow
molded (bottle-necked) natural and colored HDPE containers, including
plastic milk jugs, water jugs, detergent bottles, and similar items; caps
& labels are acceptable. Motor oil and anti-freeze containers
are not acceptable. Tubs, pots, & trays are not
PET plastic bottles (SPI Code #1)
blow-molded (bottle-necked) clear & green PET containers, such as soda
bottles, dishwashing soap bottles, and some shampoo bottles.
Multi-coated/plastic-coated paper beverage
cartons: including milk & juice cartons (Aseptic). Residents are
encouraged to discard containers’ contents, labels, caps, and rings, and
to rinse containers.
RECYCLABLE RESIDENTIAL FIBER consist
of the following:
ONP – old newspapers & advertisement
inserts, loose or placed in Kraft (brown) paper bags. Old newspaper that
contains incidental moisture from rain on collection days is acceptable.
Soaked paper or yellowed newsprint in unacceptable.
OMG – old magazines containing glossy
coated paper, including catalogues, glossy fillers or mailers, loose or
place in Kraft paper bags, with the exception of wet material or material
that was once wet.
OCC – old corrugated containers (cardboard)
that are flattened & either cut down or folded to size no more than 3
by 2 feet and that have liners of Kraft, jute, or test liner. Staples
& tape with water soluble glues do not have to be removed. OCC can be
damp, but not soaked. OCC may be bundled and tied with sting or twine,
collected loose or placed in Kraft paper bags. Wax-coated and
oriental old corrugated containers are not acceptable.
Kraft (brown) paper bags – all sizes of
loose, bundled or bagged Kraft paper grocery sacks.
Junk mail – all dry, loose or bagged bulk
mail. All unopened junk mail & envelopes with windows are
High-grade paper – all dry, loose or bagged
white and colored ledger and copier paper, note pad paper (no backing),
loose leaf fillers, computer paper (continuous-form perforated white bond
or green-bar paper).
Boxboard – all non-corrugated cardboard,
commonly used in dry food and cereal boxes, shoe boxes, and other similar
packaging. Boxboard with wax or plastic coating and boxboard that
has been contaminated by food is not acceptable.
on Mar. 29, 2017 5:05 pm