What you should and should not recycle

Republic Services has a list of what can and can't be recycled on recyclingsimplified.com

The company says all recyclables should be empty, clean and dry -- meaning they are free of food and liquid. Never put recyclables in bags or containers.

Items you can put in your recycling bin:

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  • Paper and cardboard
  • Metal cans
  • Plastic bottles and jugs
  • Glass (preferably not broken)

Items you should never put in your bin:

  • Food waste
  • Soiled or wet paper and cardboard
  • Bottles filled with liquid
  • Coffee cups
  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic bags

Republic Services Manager Bill Brinkley says when in doubt, throw it out.

Click here to read about how you can be more green from Beaches Go Green.