WastePro offers curbside recycling in Flagler County once a week. Recycling materials must be placed in appropriate containers/bins/carts/toters that are clearly marked as recyclable material, or in clear plastic bags where identification of the contents is clearly visible. Recycling containers are provided to residents at no cost. Please call WastePro at 586-0800 to obtain a free recycling container.
What Can I Recycle Curbside?
PAPER AND BOOKS
YES: All office paper, white paper, colored paper, newspaper, magazines, catalogs, phonebooks, junk mail, paperboard, tissue boxes, manila folders, paper towel rolls, toilet paper rolls, unwaxed food packaging, shredded paper, soft cover books, hard cover books (with the cover removed), paper coffee cups, un-foil wrapping paper, brown paper bags.
NO: Napkins, tissue paper, paper towel, wax paper, foil wrapping paper, basically any paper that can be contaminated with bodily fluids.
CARDBOARD (All cardboard should be broken down and should not exceed 2' x 2')
YES: Corrugated cardboard, clean pizza boxes (no grease contaminants, food and wax paper removed), boxboard (ie: shoeboxes, gift boxes, cereal and pantry boxes)
NO: Cardboard lined with plastic, any waxed or waterproof cardboard.
METAL (All containers should be rinsed)
YES: Metal and tin beverage containers, metal and tin food containers, clean aluminum foil, aluminum take out containers, aluminum pie plates and trays, kitchen cookware (ie: metal pots, tins, utensils, etc), empty aerosol hairspray cans.
NO: Motor oil cans, metal and cardboard containers, paint cans, pesticide aerosol cans.
GLASS (All glass should be rinsed)
YES: All glass food containers, jars, beer and wine bottles. Please check with your local hauler to see if they accept colored glass.
NO: Light bulbs, mirror glass, window glass, ceramics, crystal.
YES: All plastics 1-7 (with the EXCEPTION of polystyrene or Styrofoam which is sometimes labeled #5), food and beverage containers, screw top jars/containers (ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, etc), deli-style containers, take out containers, plastic cups (remove the straw) milk and juice jugs, soap bottles, shampoo, laundry detergent, all other plastic jug or bottles, plant containers (if it is labeled on the bottom with a 1-7), cd/cassette/dvd cases.
NO: Plastic baggies, plastic tableware, Styrofoam containers of any kind, grocery sacks (most grocery stores will take these back. Ask Customer Service if there is a drop off for plastic grocery sacks).
In general, the advice is that if it has a recycling number code on it, put it in the recycling container. If it is not accepted at the recycling center, they will send it to the landfill.