What Can Be Recycled?


Reminder- Beverly is Not a Single Stream Curbside Pickup Community

There is NO LIMIT to the amount of Recycling you may put out each week !

It is important to follow these guidelines:

 

Paper & Cardboard (keep separate)

 

  • Newspaper with inserts
  • Magazines/catalogs and phone books
  • All junk mail (plastic windows removed)
  • Clean paperboard (cereal & cracker boxes), egg cartons, clean pizza and cereal boxes
  • Note, copy, & scrap paper
  • Corrugated cardboard – flattened, and bundled cut to less than 36″ in any dimension- place next to other recyclables
  • Place in brown paper bags on top of your recycling bin, or in its own recycling container. (not larger than 32 gallons, not weighing more than 40 pounds). Please place separate from trash
  • NO PLASTIC BAGS – Bring to grocery store with bread, newspaper and dry cleaning bags.
  • No cartons (milk, juice, etc.)- Considered Trash

 

Glass, Plastic & Metal (mix together)

 

  • Glass bottles/ jars (all colors & sizes) – No broken or other glass such as light bulbs, window or auto glass, dishes, glasses, Pyrex.
  • Metal cans, clean aluminum foil and aerosol cans – No paint cans.
  • All clean plastic containers labeled with 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 symbol. Considered Trash if not.
  • All clean plastic food containers- with 1,2,3,4,5,6,or 7 symbol. Considered Trash if not.
  • No cartons (milk, juice, etc.)- Considered Trash
  • No motor oil or chemical containers.
  • Place in a recycling bin or another container (not larger than 32 gallons, not weighing more than 40 pounds). Please place separate from trash
  • LOOSE CONTAINERS ONLY- NO PLASTIC BAGS
  • No Styrofoam. Considered Trash

Image result for no recycling limitThere are NO LIMITS to the amount of Recycling properly placed curbside each week!


Check out the “Recyclopedia” from Recyclesmartma.org

 

Type the name of a waste item and they’ll tell you how to dispose of it!

 


Food Waste Compost Option


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MASS DEP Beyond the Bin Recycling Directory


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SMOKE ALARM RECYCLING


TEXTILE RECYCLING

 

The City of Beverly is affiliated with Baystate Textiles School Box Program. Boxes are located at all Beverly Public Schools

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