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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When Dream Day on Cape Cod lost their truck by a fallen tree in February, the community rallied. Nauset Disposal wanted to help too, so we donated some roll off containers to collect the tree debris and worked with Robert B. …

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Happy Customers

Ben arrived at his office the same time that we arrived for their trash pick up. Ben noticed that it was an unusually heavy trash week with the container overflowing and windblown excess surrounding the container. In Ben’s mind he was going to drop off his bag and then return to the dumpster area to clean up the overflow. In the time that it took Ben to come back downstairs, the can was already emptied and the entire surrounding area was completely clean with no debris to be found and we had already driven off. Ben was “blown away”!

-Ben Caswell, Cape Save