The companies listed provide pick-up services for recyclable items, often in conjunction with trash disposal service. Materials collected and service options vary with each company. Use the list on the "Recycling Pick-Up Services" tab at the top of this page to locate a service provider. Companies are listed by their home office location; most provide service in more than one county.
For metro recycling drop-off centers, see Drop-off Centers. For help in recycling additional materials, see Materials by Name.
Milk, juice, and soup cartons
Food & Beverage Containers
Aluminum cans, steel soup cans, glass bottles and jars, plastic beverage bottles and plastic food cups
Ferrous: contains iron. Steel is a common ferrous metal
Non-ferrous: does not contain an appreciable amount of iron. Examples: aluminum, copper, nickel, and titanium.
High grade office: White/pastel computer and copy paper, envelopes without labels or cellophane
Mixed grade office: Office paper, mail (including envelopes with labels, stickers or cellophane) manila envelopes, etc.
Co-mingled: Mixed grade office paper, magazines and catalogs, newspapers and inserts, cardboard boxes
Boxboard: File folder boxes, office supply boxes, electronics boxes, etc.
See the Plastics page for identification and information.
Food scraps, non-recyclable or food-soiled paper products, and floral trimmings.