Recyclables

RECYCLABLES
Trash disposal fees  are continuing to rise drastically.  50% of  this cost is paid by you  through your  property  taxes  in  your  community  with  
the

remaining 50% paid by you through your hauler charges or, if you use the transfer station, by  the entry sticker fee. Recycling as  much of your trash

as possible will save disposal fees.

RRDD1  has  extended  the  hours  to  be  more  convenient  to  the  homeowner.  Non-stickered  residents  may use  the facility without a sticker on

Wednesday evenings for recyclables ONLY, this provides you the ability to recycle items your hauler will not take. Residents with annual/semi-annual

membership to  RRDD1, through  the sticker program may  dispose of  their household trash and recyclables on Wednesday night.  The upper level is

not open during this time. 

WHAT RRDD1 ACCEPTS AS RECYCLED PRODUCTS

The following is an item-by-item review of the preparation requirements for the recyclables delivered to RRDD1. If your hauler does not pick up all of

these items you are still required by “District” ordinance to remove them from your trash and deliver them to the Transfer Station.

CARDBOARD/BOXBOARD
Clean corrugated cardboard, boxboard, and brown paper grocery bags may now be recycled together.  These should be free of Styrofoam or 
any other

contaminant, such as plastic liners.  Waxed boxboard such as ice cream, milk or frozen dinner must be put in with the single-stream items.

BATTERIES
NiCad and rechargeable dry cell batteries SHOULD be separated and left in the battery hut along side of the office building.

CLOTHING
Clothing, as well as all accessories (i.e., handbags, shoes, jewelry, etc.) should be brought into the recycling building and given to attendant. They will

inspect and make sure that things are bagged properly for depositing into the chute between the building and refuse compactors.

NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINES, JUNK MAIL, OFFICE PAPER AND BOOKS
Newspapers, Magazines,  Junk Mail, Office Paper and  Soft Covered Books  may be recycled together.   Blueprints and  wrapping paper are not currently

recyclable, they go in with regular trash.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE CONTAINERS
Glass, Metal and  Recyclable Plastics numbers 1-7 ONLY, Food and Beverage  Containers up to  and including 5-gallon  sizes.  Waxed Cardboard  (juice

containers)  straws and caps removed may be included.  These items  should be clean (light rinse) and labels may be left on. Do not crush or flatten the

containers, this makes the separation by the machinery at the Hartford plant more difficult. NO window glass,  light bulbs,  drinking glasses or ceramics

allowed! These and any broken glass containers should be put in the general trash. Returnable cans/bottles  can now be included or  returned for credit

at the point of purchase. MOTOR OIL and auto chemical containers of any kind cannot  be recycled.  No plastic bags  or boxes  allowed in  single  stream. 

Aluminum foil, pie and cake tins should be deposited into the aluminum hopper to the left of the recycling building.

AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES
We accept automotive batteries. 

TIRE TUBES
We accept tire tubes; they can be deposited in the container by the auto batteries.

LEAVES
We accept leaves for composting. If transported in paper bags, the bags must be emptied. Leaves CANNOT be thrown in the trash.

GRASS CLIPPINGS
Grass clippings and other organic yard debris CANNOT be included in the trash.  We strongly urge  you to begin backyard  composing  of this  material.

Grass clippings may be deposited with the leaves for composting.

FLUORESCENT TUBES
Because of their mercury content, these tubes are accepted  for special disposal  (NO broken tubes).  We accept  all  tubes regard-less  of size or shape.

ELECTRONICS 
Currently we are  accepting all  electronics. TV’s are deposited  in the Bulky Waste area.   Electronics are to be placed in the  clearly marked “Electronics”

shed along the back side of the office building/garage.  Please  remove all  batteries and  cut the cords and place these in their proper recycling area. If

unable  to  do  so,  please  see  attendant  for  assistance.  Metal  objects  such  as  computer cases should be placed into the orange hopper next to the

electronics collection area.

PROPANE TANKS
We accept 20 lb. tanks which typically come from gas grills.

PAINT
We can accept oil based and latex house paint and stain for disposal. We CANNOT accept solvents, strippers or thinners. These as well as other household

hazardous waste (HHW) products must be held for HHW day.  

AEROSOL CANS
Empty cans may be thrown in the scrap metal hoppers on either side of the garbage compactors.

MATTRESS / BOX SPRING

Due to the state's NEW Stewardship program, these items are now considered recyclables and are collected at RRDD1 at no cost to the resident. 


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