The following is a list of recyclable materials accepted by Resource Management: 

Commingled Containers:           

            Aluminum cans, trays & foil (trays & foil must be cleaned).

            Aseptic packaging & gable top containers (milk & juice cartons).

            Steel cans and tins.

            PET soda, water & flavored beverage bottles (#1 clear and green plastic resin).

            HDPE milk & juice jugs (#2 clear plastic resin).

            HDPE detergent & fabric softener containers (32 colored plastic resin).

PVC narrow neck containers only (#3 plastic resin); such as health & beauty aid products, household cleaners.

LDPE grocery containers (#4 plastic resin); such as margarine tubs, frozen desert cups, six and twelve pack rings.

PP grocery containers (#5 plastic resin); such as yogurt cups and narrow neck syrup and ketchup bottles.

            #7 plastic resin, Narrow neck containers only.

            Plastic buckets, such as kitty litter containers (5 gallon size maximum).

            Glass bottles and jars (clear, brown and green): no window glass, dinnerware or ceramics. 


1.      All containers to be emptied and rinsed clean.

2.      No motor oil, insecticide, herbicide or hazardous chemical containers.

3.      Plastic bags should be returned to grocery or department stores.

4.      No plastic film (no plastic sheets, tarps or wrap).

5.      No expanded foam or clear polystyrene per joint advisory from the Illinois Recycling Association, Illinois Department of Commerce & Community Affairs, and Region 5 US Environmental Protection Agency. 

Residential Paper Fiber: 

Newspaper, including inserts (remove plastic sleeves)

Cardboard (no waxed cardboard)

Kraft (brown paper) bags

Magazines, catalogs and telephone books

Office, computer, notebook & gift wrap paper (no metal clips, spirals, binders)

Chipboard (cereal, cake & food mix boxes, gift boxes, etc.)

Carrier stock (soda & beer can carrying cases)

Junk mail & envelopes (no plastic cards, stick on labels or unused stamps)

Paper back books (no hard cover books)