Solid Waste Department
6006 County Road 48
Angelica, NY 14709
Think Sharp – Allegany County’s NEW-FREE Safe Syringe Disposal Program
What’s Recyclable/What’s Trash
Cardboard Boxes – including cereal boxes, shoe boxes, etc.
Mixed Papers – including newspaper, magazines, lined paper, computer paper, copy paper, fax paper, junk mail, colored paper, gift wrap, etc.
– all papers can be mixed together.
TRASH ALSO: As a general rule, any paper product that has been coated with wax or contaminated with food, paint or other substances, cannot be recycled. padded mailing envelopes; manila envelopes or folders; powder detergent boxes; milk cartons; juice boxes; dog food bags, gift bows.
PLASTIC – All plastic containers, bottles and jugs with #1 – #7 on the bottom including but not limited to: milk, and water jugs; laundry detergent containers; shampoo & hair care containers; yogurt & butter tubs. Some plastic items that are not recyclable include: Styrofoam; plastic bags; food wrappers; toys
METAL – Most of the metal cans we use every day are recyclable. Recycle steel, tin and aluminum cans; soup cans; pet food cans; fruit and veggie cans; juice cans; etc. Remove the labels and rinse clean. Flattening is optional. Remember to include lids. Metal lids from glass or plastic containers; aerosol cans; aluminum foil; pie tins or trays.
GLASS – All glass containers that are clear, green or brown; mayonnaise jars; fruit juice jars; jam and jelly jars; etc. Just rinse and discard lids.
TRASH ALSO: plates, dishes and china; drinking glasses and glassware; pottery; light bulbs; broken glass. Glass containing lead such as auto glass cannot be recycled