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Residential Instructions

Recycling at home is easy.

With a little planning recycling can be a very efficient and effective process.

Please watch the video and read the instructions below to ensure the recycling process is done properly. If recycling is not done the right way, it is not worth doing. You only have to consider a few things when separating material and we'll do the rest.


Instructions

Thank you for choosing to recycle with KB! Please pay close attention to the following instructions in order to enhance the quality of your service as well as the quality of materials recovered for reuse. Please place containers on the curb by 7:30 am on your pick up day. Make sure both your green and blue lids are securely fastened. If lids don’t fit, please separate additional recycling and bag material individually (all plastics together, all paper together, and all aluminum together).

What We Recycle:

Not all items are acceptable
Unacceptable
DO NOT place any of the following in your bins:
  • Large Items (i.e. toys)
  • Bottle & tub lids
  • Trays
  • Clamshells
  • Baking Containers
  • Food Contaminated Items
  • Plastic Silverware
  • Plastic Plates
  • Hangers
  • Styrofoam
  • Glass
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Chip Bags
  • Dog Food Bags
  • Plant Potters
  • Packaging Peanuts
  • Pie foil
  • Wrapping Paper
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Snack Food Bags
  • Tissue Paper
  • Fluorescent Colored Paper
  • Paper Plates
  • Tin Cans
  • Pet Food Cans
  • Plastic Bags
A red recycling bin that aids in informing customers in understanding that KB Recycling does not recycle the items in the list above.
Acceptable
The below items my be placed in the appropriate green or blue bins.
  • Paper Products
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Office Paper
  • Catalogs
  • Phonebooks
  • Shredded Paper (Please Bag)
  • Paper Grocery Bags
  • Junk Mail
  • Cardboard Products
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Flatten boxes
  • Paperboard/Chipboard
  • Cereal/cracker/shoe boxes
  • Soda and Beer cartons
  • Paper Egg Cartons
  • Paper Towel Tubes
A green bin graphic that aids in informing customers of the type of paper products that KB Recycling recycles in their residential services. See list above
  • Plastics #1 & #2
  • Rinse Clean.
  • If you are unsure of the plastics containers’ resin type, look for a recycling symbol with a #1 or #2 (usually found on the bottom of each container).
  • Aluminum Beverage Cans
  • Empty Contents.

A blue recycling bin that aids in informing customers of the plastic, tin and aluminum products KB Recycling does recycle in it's residential services.

Recycling Tips

  • Rinse Containers
  • Break Down Boxes
  • Place all bags into one bag
  • Remove lids
  • Remove Food Residue
  • Place lids on bins
  • Look for resin type of plastic (1&2)
  • Bag Shredded paper
  • If you consistently have additional material and you are a bi-weekly customer, switch to weekly
  • If you are a weekly customer and have additional material, contact KB to request additional bin
  • Place recycling out on curb by 7:30 am