What can be recycled in PG County?
Mixed Paper/Corrugated Cardboard
- All paper.
- Aseptic/gable-top milk and juice cartons.
- Flattened corrugated cardboard (boxes)
- Frozen food packaging.
- Hard- and soft- covered books.
- Kraft paper bags and wrapping paper.
What items are considered recyclable?
What Can Be Recycled Curbside
- Paper including newspapers, magazines, and mixed paper.
- Cardboard (OCC)
- Glass bottles and jars.
- Rigid plastic products.
- Metal containers, including tin, aluminum, and steel cans.
- Food waste, if your city has an organics collection program.
Can you recycle Styrofoam in PG County?
Contact Bob Redding, P.G. County Recycling Office, at 301-883-6026. Bring your block polystyrene foam to electronics recycling events for recycling (expanded polystyrene # 6). We do not accept packing peanuts, cups, trays, clam shells, or other types of hazardous packing materials.
What is recyclable Maryland?
Recyclable at the Curb, Mixed Together:
Empty plastic bottles, tubs, jars and jugs (plastic lids may be left on empty plastic containers) Empty glass jars and bottles (with metal lids removed from glass containers) Aluminum and steel food and beverage containers, such as soup cans and sardine tins. Empty aerosol cans.
How do I get a recycling bin in PG County?
The Prince George’s County Government wants to keep our neighborhoods clean and conserve our landfill capacity for future generations to come. You are encouraged to recycle your cans, glass bottles and jars, plastic containers and paper. To request a recycling container, call 311. Requests are limited.
What is not recyclable?
Not everything can be recycled, even if it’s made up of recyclable materials. Plastics like clothes hangers, grocery bags, and toys aren’t always recyclable in your curbside bin. Other things that aren’t recyclable include Styrofoam, bubble wrap, dishes, and electronic cords.
What numbers can be recycled in Maryland?
What plastic bottles, containers, tubs, and lids are accepted for recycling?
|We accept these plastic item types||with these resin numbers|
|bottles||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7|
|containers, tubs and lids; pails and buckets||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 (except items marked biodegradable or compostable)|
Is bubble wrap recyclable in Maryland?
Are bubble wrap and air pillows included? Bubble wrap and air pillows are also accepted for recycling at plastic bag and film drop-offs.
Are wire hangers recyclable in Maryland?
Metal and wire clothes hangers
Do not put metal hangers into your blue recycling bin.