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Everything you need to know to become an informed recycler in New York. Scan the summaries to the left then click the links to the company or agency's website for more detailed information.

Curbside Quick Reference

Plastic #1 - PETEPlastic #2 - HDPEAluminumCardboardPaperSteel

Drop Off Quick Reference


Recyclable Plastics

Bottles and jugs with numbers 1 and 2 only - no other numbers are accepted and no other #1/#2 plastics other than bottles and jugs are accepted. See this page for more information.

Recyclable Paper

Regular paper, envelopes, wrapping paper, paperboard, cardboard, newspapers/magazines, and softcover books. Stapled sheets and windowed envelopes are ok. Cardboard should be flattened and tied together with other cardboard.

What's Recyclable?
Service Area Maps
Other Notes

Find information on nonresidential service

For information on special wastes like batteries, paint, motor oil, tires, and light bulbs, see this page.

More information on electronics recycling.

Phone 311 (locally)
Address 346 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Last Updated 2011-08-23 13:40:54

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