April 25, 2012



Recycling policy clarifications

By Terri Wyrick

The following should be included with mixed paper in blue carts:
  • White/office paper
  • Colored copier paper
  • Non-glossy paper
  • Stapled paper packets allowed

The following should not be included with mixed paper in blue carts:

  • Bound booklets
  • Cardboard (goes in a cardboard container only)
  • Metal clips
  • Construction paper (it is a cardboard material and goes in the cardboard container)
  • Glue bound paper (it is a magazine and goes in the magazine container)

The following can be included with newspapers: 

  • Newspapers of all sorts
  • White packing paper

The following can be included with magazines:

  • All glossy paper
  • Magazines
  • Telephone books
  • Glue bound paper

Hard back books can be recycled by appointment only. Call 785-532-6446 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

If you have any questions contact the recycling program via email.

Thanks for helping to cut the cost of recycling by placing the material in the correct containers.

- Recycling staff