Recycling FAQ’s

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Do I need to take the labels off of soup cans?

NO

Do glass/plastic jars need to be washed out? i.e. salsa jars, peanut butter?

YES

Should the caps of plastic bottles be removed?

YES

Can I throw a cereal box in the recycle bin?

YES

Should I break down cardboard boxes?

YES

Is Shredded paper ok?

NO

Shredded paper in plastic bags?

NO

Do newspaper’s need to be tied up?

YES

Can I put my recyclables in plastic bags?

NO

What number plastics are accepted?

Numbers 1-5

Can different colored glass go into the same container?

YES

Can everything go into the same container?

Yes we use a single stream process that is user friendly

Still unsure of what items you can recycle? Feel free to view our Recycling PDF to see what items are normally recycled and how you can do your best to recycle as much as possible.

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“To the great folks at Nauset, Just a quick note to thank you so much for taking care of our needs and “ saving my butt” this summer. I forgot about starting the service and on Tuesday I called you and you were able to pick up SAME DAY, and if that is not enough after the renters left for the season, they put the garbage out too late, but you came by on Monday and took care of it.”

Kara Millis Very grateful- You guys are the best!!