Club Blue Recycling Tips & Reminders

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Blue Barrel
Blue Barrel
Paper

 

 

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  • Paper
    • Junk mail, paper bags, computer & writing paper
    • Magazines, catalogs, telephone books and newspapers (include inserts)
    • What about shredded paper?
  • Cardboard
    • Packing boxes (please remove packing material)
  • Paperboard
    • Milk, juice & ice cream cartons
    • Facial tissue boxes, cereal, detergent, shoe boxes & other packaging containers
Plastics

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  • Cups & containers #1 - #7
    • Plastic bottles, jugs and jars (milk, peanut butter, soda, water, mustard, shampoo, mouthwash, medicine, lotion, detergent, bleach,etc.)
    • Disposable plastic cups
    • Yogurt, cottage cheese, margarine & whipped topping containers
    •  "Clamshell" food containers (e.g.- produce, baked goods, etc.)
    • No Styrofoam, plastic bags or film
Glass

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  • Bottles & jars containing a food or beverage when purchased
    • Juice, soda, beer & wine bottles, etc.
    • Baby food, mayonnaise, pickle & jelly jars, etc.
Metal

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  • Metal cans containing a food or beverage when purchased
    • Soda & beer cans; aluminum foil products
    • Vegetable, soup, tuna, & pet food cans, etc.

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Green Barrel Green Barrel
Green Waste Green Waste Items
  • Grass

  • Leaves

  • Plant trimmings

  • Tree branches and prunings


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Black Barrel Black Barrel
Trash Bag Bag and tie wet garbage, grass and animal waste in a plastic bag to keep clean and prevent smelly odors and flies!

Don't put these items in your black barrel:

  
  • Dirt
  • Hot ashes, cinders, coals or any other burning materials

  • Concrete, plaster or other building materials

  • Motor oil toxic or hazardous material

  • Unwrapped animal waste


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Outside Vendors Outside Vendors
Take these items to be recycled (make sure they are clean and dry):

  • Grocery & retail bags

  • Newspaper bags

  • The outer wrapping from napkins, paper towels, bathroom tissue and diapers

  • Bread bags

  • Dry cleaning bags

  • The outer wrapping from bulk beverages

  • Produce bags

  • All clean, dry bags labeled #2 or #4

Please DO NOT recycle:
  • Food or cling wrap
  • Prepackaged food bags (including frozen food bags and pre-washed salad bags)

  • Plastic film that has been painted or has excessive glue residue


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Household Hazardous
Waste Items
Household Hazardous Waste

You can take these and other items to the City's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events:

  • Adhesives

  • Aerosol cans

  • Appliances (limit 2)

  • Automobile tires

  • Batteries

  • Electronics (e.g.- computers, televisions, stereos, VCRs, DVD players, cell phones, etc.)

  • Electric lawnmowers

  • Fireworks, road flares, fusees & small arms ammunition

  • Fluorescent and compact fluorescent light bulbs

  • Gasoline

  • Grill/Camping propane tanks & helium tanks          

  • Motor oil, antifreeze & transmission fluid

  • Paint related materials

  • Pesticides

  • Pool Chemicals

  • Prescription and non-prescription drugs


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Solid Waste Management Department

Customer Service
(480) 644-2221

Department Managers

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211

Walk-in service requests/payments:
55 N. Center St.
Mesa, AZ 85201

6935 E. Decatur St.
Mesa, AZ 85207

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday
7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Closed Fridays & holidays

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