Recyclable Materials


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Read below to learn about Acceptable materials



  • corrugated Cardboard
  • corrugated boxes with ridges

Not Accepted – Email Us to Find Out Why:

  • brown packing paper
  • brown paper bags
  • GREYBOARD – for example: Cereal Boxes, Cracker Boxes, (most) Beer and Soda boxes of any size
  • no waxed cardboartd boxes

What do the recycled Cardboard material become?

Recycled into post consumer content new boxes or packaging, brown paper bags, mailing tubes, or paperboard, such as cereal or shoe boxes.



  • #1 (PETE) Bottles
    • soda, juice, water
    • cleaner bottles
    • cooking and peanut butter jars.Recycling number will appear in the recycling symbol on the bottom or side. Remove all caps and liquids.
  • #2 (HDPE) Bottles
    • milk and water jugs
    • shampoo bottles
    • bleach & detergent bottles
    • household cleaner bottles
    • vitamin bottles.Number appears inside the recycling symbol usually on the bottom.
  • #2 & #4 Clean Grocery & Clear Bags
    • newspaper bags
    • grocery bags
    • dry cleaner bagsBags must be clean, dry and not contaminated with food or waste of any kind.

Not Accepted – Email Us to Find Out Why:

  • motor oil bottles
  • food containers of any number – for example: salad/greenery containers & humus containers
  • sandwich bags
  • zip lock bags
  • plastic wrap
  • candy wrappers
  • black bags

What does the recycled Plastic material become?

  • #2 (HDPE) – Recycled into post consumer content plastics such as “new” bottles, carpet, park benches, picnic tables, pipes, flowerpots, t-shirts, fleece jackets, or sleeping bags. It takes five 2-liter plastic bottles to make one recycled ski jacket. Over half the polyester carpet in the US is made from recycled plastic.All the plastic from our area goes to Signature Crypton Carpet and they even have a recycled plastic carpet line called”Yellowstone Signature Series.” See more at
  • #2 & #4 Clean Grocery & Clear Bags – Recycled into post consumer content plastic bags and the listed products above



  • Newspaper
    What does the recycled paper material become?
    The most common use for recycled newspaper is “new” newspaper. It may also be recycled into paper products such as game boards, animal bedding, puzzles, telephone books, or egg cartons.
  • Office Pack
    • plain white paper
    • computer/copier/fax paper
    • pastel colored paper
    • magazines & catalogs
    • receipts
    • envelopes (with or without little window)
    • adding machine paper
    • manila file folders
    • business cards
    • glossy flyers
    • index cards
  • Phone Books
  • Shredded Paper – must be put in tied up bags

Not Accepted – Email Us to Find Out Why:

  • sticky notes & paper
  • self adhesive labels construction paper
  • flourescent or deep-toned paper
  • waxy finished paper napkins
  • paper towels
  • paper cups or plates
  • photos
  • blue prints,

What does the recycled Paper material become?

Recycled into post consumer content paper products. Mixed paper may be recycled into “new” paper, tissues, napkins, paper towels, cat litter or school supplies such as folders, index cards, or notebooks.


Accepted Metals

  • Aluminum Cans
  • Tin Cans

What does the recycled Metal material become?

  • Tin Cans – Aluminum cans may be recycled into “new” cans or other aluminum products such as lawn chairs, window frames, pie pans, foil, car parts, or house siding.
  • Steel (Tin) cans may be recycled into “new” cans, vehicle parts, toys, appliances (such as refrigerators), fire hydrants, or tools. All steel products contain some recycled material—usually at least 25%! Steel never loses quality or strength so it can be endlessly recycled



  • Green
  • Clear
  • Brown
  • BlueMust be free of contamination

Not Accepted Glass items – Email Us to Find Out Why:

  • ceramic bottles, cups, plates & pottery
  • wine caps & corks
  • lead wine & champagne collars
  • crystal
  • drinking glasses
  • mirrors
  • window glass
  • heat-resistant ovenware
  • light bulbs

What does the recycled Glass become?

In Teton Valley, glass is piled, crushed and used as road base, for such roadways as the driving paths at the Teton County Transfer Station.  In other communities, recycled glass products include “new” jars and bottles, tiles, road paving, marbles, jewelry, and fiberglass insulation. Glass may be recycled an infinite number of times since it never loses strength.

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