Residential Recycling Collection

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The City of Maryland Heights provides residents of single-family homes with weekly single-stream recycling collection. See the chart below for details on what materials can be recycled.


YES! Put in Curbside Recycling Cart     

 NO! Put in Trash    

 Aluminum & Steel   

  • Beverage Cans
  • Clean Foil
  • Clean Food Trays
  • Steel/tin Cans
  • Scrap Metal (Pots, Pans, Wire Hangers, etc.
  • Soiled foil, trays

 Cardboard & Paperboard

  • Boxes
  • Food/Soap Boxes
  • Milk/Juice Cartons
  • Soda/Beer Cases
  • Paper Cups
  • Oatmeal Canisters
  • Heavily Soiled Food Containers
  • Wax Board
  • Hot Beverage Cups


  •  Glass Bottles & Jars (any color)
  • Ceramics
  • Mirrors
  • Window Glass


  • Junk Mail
  • Magazines/Catalogs
  • Newspapers
  • Brown Paper Bags
  • Office Paper
  • Paper/Hardback Books
  • Phone Books
  • Wrapping Paper
  • Paper w/ Metal Clips or Rings
  • Tissues
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Plates

 Plastic (#1-5 & #7)

  • Buckets (up to 5 gal.)
  • Beverage Containers
  • Milk/Juice Jugs
  • Detergent/Soap Bottles
  • Yogurt/Food Cups
  • Shampoo/Similar Bottles
  • Check Symbol on Bottom for #
  •  Plastic Bags (any kind)
  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic Utensils
  • #6 Plastics


  •  Aseptic Containers
  • Cartons w/Screw-on Lids
  • Cartons w/Gable Tops
  • Juice, Wine, Milk, Broth, Cream Containers
  •  Foil Packs
  • Juice Pouches


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