What can I put in my recycling container?

Only the acceptable recycling items may be placed in your recycling container. 


  • #1 and #2 Plastics 
  • Metal and Aluminum Cans
  • Glass Bottles/Jars
  • Cardboard, Newspaper and Magazines
  • Paper
  • Paper Food Containers 

NOT Accepted:

  • #3 - #7 Plastics
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Polystyrene Foam
  • Syringes/Razor Blades
  • Tires
  • Waxed Cartons
  • Wood/Yard Waste
  • Food Wrap
  • Plastic Bags

Read a full list of acceptable and non-acceptable recycling items here

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1. How does my recycling collection work?
2. When should I set out my recycling polycart?
3. What can I put in my recycling container?
4. What happens if I put something in my container that does not belong?
5. Why did plastics #3 - #7 get removed from the acceptable list?
6. What day is recycling picked up from my address?
7. Can I opt out of the recycling program and if there is a charge how do I go about getting that taken off my bill?
8. Do I own my recycling collection cart?
9. Can I drop off recyclables at the Edmond Transfer Station?