Understand Which Items Are Unacceptable in Curbside Recycling

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PLEASE KEEP THE FOLLOWING ITEMS OUT OF CURBSIDE RECYCLING RECEPTACLES-
  • No plastic bags of any kind- even if numbered 1-7   
  • Do not tape bundled paper and/or cardboard together
  • No candy wrappers or foil wrapping paper
  • No Tanglers- such as string lights, wires, hoses, chains, or clothes hangers
  • No clothing or textiles
  • No waxed or plastic-coated cardboard
  • No cigarette packs
  • No hardcover books
  • No paper towels, facial tissues or napkins
  • No plastic 6 pack holders
  • No wax or foil coated materials
  • No crystal glassware
  • No light bulbs, window glass, dishes, ceramics, PYREX, mirrors, broken glass
  • No aerosol cans
  • No oil cans
  • No pots and pans
  • No flower pots
  • No Styrofoam of any kind
  • No BLACK plastic (such as take-out food containers)

Many "Hard to Recycle" items may be recycled at Falmouth Waste Management Facility 458 Thomas B. Landers Road.

Consider bringing useful goods to Pick of the Litter Swap Shop at Falmouth WMF.