What to Recycle

What to Recycle in St. Croix County


Aluminum

  • Cat food cans
  • Pop and beer cans
  • No aluminum foil or pie tins

Glass Bottles & Jars

  • Beer, wine and liquor bottles
  • Food jars
  • No windows, dishes, Pyrex, ceramics or light bulbs

Mixed Paper

  • Envelopes-with or without a window
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Newspaper and all inserts
  • Office paper and Post-it notes
  • Paperback Books
  • Phone Books

Tin Cans

  • Metal caps from bottles, jars and frozen juice
  • Soup, vegetable, fruit and broth cans

Cardboard

  • Cereal, granola bar, cake and other baking boxes
  • Clean, corrugated cardboard
  • Manila envelopes and file folders
  • Paper grocery bags
  • No pizza boxes

Plastic

  • #1 and #2 bottles, milk jugs, soda and water bottles, laundry detergent
  • No plastic bags, egg cartons, berry containers or Styrofoam

How to Prepare Your Recyclables

  • Do not put recyclables inside plastic bags
  • Empty contents of containers
  • Flatten cardboard boxes
  • Labels do not need to be removed
  • Rinse clean and allow to dry

Other Items that May be Recyclable in Your Community

  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Frozen or refrigerated food boxes
  • Milk, juice and broth cartons
  • Plastic film and bags
  • Plastic food and beverage containers #3-5, 7
  • Shredded paper

Please check with your hauler to see what is recyclable in your community