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Island Recycling

Recycle Year Long!! Below is the list of recyclabes accepted at the Lower Base Transfer Station.

Paper – paper boards* brochures & pamphlets* junk mail * envelopes* wrapping papers & paper bags * shredded papers * letterhead papers * newspapers * memos * post-it notes * magazines & catalogs * calendar pads * comic books * colored papers & prints * phone books* tablet papers * text books * computer printout papers * typing & fax papers * copy machine papers * folders

Cardboard – clean and flattened corrugated cardboard boxes * cereal & food container boxes * egg cartons * milk & juice cartons paper boards

Aluminum – aluminum soda & beer cans (clean) * aluminum foil & pans (clean) * aluminum food cans (clean) Note: the Transfer station pays $0.75 per kilo for aluminum.

Plastic – clean plastic jars * five gallon plastic water jug * five gallon plastic bucket * detergent & shampoo bottles * plastic bottles (e.g., mineral water, soda, pharmacy) NO plastic bags (e.g. grocery bags)

Glass – clean glass bottles (blue, brown, green, clear) * glass jars (rinse clean & remove metal lids) * door/window glass (non- laminated)

Metal/Steel – steel & tin food cans (clean & separate from alum. cans) * metal filing cabinet * roofing tins & stainless steels * scrap metals (e.g., rebars, galv. pipes,) * 55-gallon steel drum

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