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Items Banned From Landfills

CSWD’s Ordinance (Section 4.13) requires that all residents and businesses separate the following items from their trash and manage them appropriately. In many cases the material is also banned from the trash by State and Federal law. 

Hazardous Waste

  • Paints, stains, varnish & thinner
  • Mercury-containing devices
  • Waste oil, oil filters, & automotive fluids

Dangerous Wastes

  • Explosives, fireworks, & gasoline
  • Syringes & lancets
  • Medical waste
  • Compressed gas cylinders and tanks

Special Materials

  • Asphalt shingles (landfill ban suspended until 8/31/2023) Asbestos-free only
  • E-waste: Computers & accessories, Phones & mp3 players, TVs
  • Lead-acid & rechargeable batteries
  • Large appliances: Refrigerators, ranges, washers, dryers, dishwashers, freezers, water heaters
  • Plywood: Clean & unpainted only
  • OSB (Oriented Strand Board): Clean & unpainted only
  • Scrap metal
  • All single-use and rechargeable batteries (as of July 1, 2024)

Blue-Bin Recycling

Accepted Single-Use Containers

  • Bottles
  • Jugs
  • Jars
  • Tubs
  • Cans
  • Rigid plastic packaging

Accepted Paper & Cardboard

  • Office paper
  • Magazines
  • Mail
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Newspapers
  • Boxboard

Organics

  • Food Scraps
  • Natural Wood
  • Untreated Lumber
  • Grass and Yard Trimmings