Rigid Plastic Acceptance Criteria

Please strictly follow guidelines to help avoid load rejection

Acceptable Plastic Items:

  • Buckets / pails up to 5-gal volume - metal handles are okay
  • Recycling / Trash Carts - axles, wheels and metal handles must be removed
  • Recycling bins
  • Plastic trash cans
  • Laundry baskets
  • Storage totes / bins / trays / lids
  • Milk / soda / beverage crates
  • Large PET water cooler containers
  • Lawn furniture
  • Plastic shelving
  • Plastic election campaign signs - free of wire mounting stands

Contaminants - Items Not Accepted:

  • Plastic toys and playhouses Kiddie pools / Sand boxes
  • PVC / plastic pipe or hose Power Tool Cases
  • 55 gal drums Large plastic tanks - such as swimming pool filter housings
  • Coolers Large black flower pots
  • Plastic fence Plastic appliances and items containing electric motors
  • Gas / Petroleum/Chemical containers Styrofoam - Expanded polystyrene
  • Plastic pallets Automotive bumper cover
  • Truck bed liners
  • Wet / Dry Vac

Your cooperation in using the proper containers for recycling is appreciated in order to reduce load contamination; load contamination means the load can no longer be recycled and disposal costs increase from $0 per ton to $39.50 per ton!