Recycling Guide and Information

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RECYCLING'S MOST UNWANTED

PLEASE RECYCLE -- Don't Forget to Reuse When Possible!


PAPER RECYCLING GRAPHIC

PAPER

Keep these materials together clean and dry and separate from commingled containers.

recycle paper

No soda or beer holders/cartons.
No waxed paper or waxed cardboard.
No paper egg cartons.
No shredded paper.
Why not?

Municipal recycling is processed at the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility (MRF). Visit the MRF website for guides and pictures of what can and can't be recycled: springfieldmrf.org/whats-recyclable-at-the-mrf

For more detail: Yes/No list


CONTAINER RECYCLNG GRAPHIC

CONTAINERS

Keep these materials together and separate from paper

rec containers

No paint cans or other metal objects. No plastic bags, containers over 2.5 gal., motor oil jugs, chemical or Styrofoam containers or flower pots. No aerosol cans. Why not?

Municipal recycling is processed at the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility (MRF). Visit the MRF website for guides and pictures of what can and can't be recycled: springfieldmrf.org/whats-recyclable-at-the-mrf

For more detail: Yes/No list


Tips for Recycling Other Materials...

Rechargeable Batteries
Clothing

Can be recycled at the Call2Recycle boxes at transfer stations, Town Halls in Erving, Gill, and Sunderland, or brought to the FCSWMD office.

Goodwill and Salvation Army take clothes, shoes, and housewares.
Books
Wire Hangers
Donate to libraries. Some book stores buy used books. Some town transfer stations have a book recycling box. Accepted by many dry cleaners in the region. May be accepted in scrap metal locally.
Plastic Bags
Polystyrene "Peanuts"
Recycled at some area supermarkets - Yes/no guidelines for plastic bag/film recycling in stores: www.plasticfilmrecycling.org. Some package shipping businesses will accept these for re-use.