Recycling

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The City of Avondale offers recycling services to our customers to help them live an environmentally conscious lifestyle.

Residents receive once-a-week recycling service in the blue container. Please see the items below that can and should be recycled, so remember to Phil D. Blue with recyclables!

Please recycle these items

All material must be clean, dry,
and empty.

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Aerosol Cans

Empty shaving cream,
deodorant, and cooking spray

 Aerosol Cans


Aluminum/Metal

Beverage cans, clean aluminum foil, 
tin food cans, foil food containers (
frozen dinner trays and pie plates)

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Cardboard

Broken down large boxes

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Chipboard

Empty food boxes like cake and 
cereal boxes (without plastic insert), 
beverage boxes, milk and OJ cartons

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Glass

Bottles and jars with
no lids or caps
(green, amber, clear)

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Paper

Newspapers and ad inserts, magazines, catalogs,
phone books, white paper, paper bags, junk mail,
envelopes and any other clean dry paper. 
Please place shredded paper in a clear plastic bag

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Plastics

Any #1 - #7 Plastic containers

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Do NOT Recycle

 Glass or metal cookware, car windshields, mirrors, stained glass, light bulbs, porcelain and ceramics
Diapers, paper towels, napkins, toilet tissue, paper plates, air/furnace filters, food waste, or garden hoses
Styrofoam food containers and cups- No Styrofoam.
Pet food bags and pet waste
Grass, rocks, leaves, branches
Construction materials such as cement, wood, shingles, drywall, stucco, bricks
Plastic bags, shrink and bubble wraps and tarps can be recycled at Avondale City Hall or Libraries or at your local grocer.Check out BAG CENTRAL STATION for more info
Furniture cushions, fabrics, clothing or shoes
Tires or batteries

 

Does your CAN smile?

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  • City inspectors will make periodic check of recycling contents throughout the community.
  • Residents with recycling contents contaminated with garbage will be issued a notice.
  • Those that pass the inspection will get a smile sticker on their recycle can.