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Mayor Lempert and County Commissioner Brian Hughes
support the Curbside Organics Program: Princeton Composts.

A GUIDE TO YOUR CONTAINERS
(click here for a printable guide)

GREEN ORGANIC CART
Collected Every Wednesday

If it grows, IT GOES!

Meat, Poultry (bones also) Fish (including shellfish)

Dairy Products

Flower & Vegetable Garden Waste

Houseplants & Flower Bouquets

Fruits & Nuts (including pits)

Vegetables

Bread, Pasta & Grains

Liquids & Sauces

Coffee Grounds & Filters

Tea Bags

Grass and Leaves

Weed

Branches (2’x4”) or curbside for scheduled collection (preferable)

Newspaper (OR Preferably; Yellow Recycle)

Office paper (OR Preferably; Yellow Recycle)

Paper Plates & Cups/Cardboard coffee cups

Paper Towels & Napkins

Paper Food Wrap

Paper Take-out Containers

Pizza Boxes

Egg Shells

Egg Cartons (non-styrofoam)

Waxed Cardboard

Plate Scrapings

Oils, Fats & Butters

Brown Paper Bags

Biodegradable Forks, Knives, Plates & Spoons
 

YELLOW Recycle Container
COLLECTED EVERY OTHER MONDAY

No Green, it ALL goes together for Single Stream Recycling. Please, NO PLASTIC BAGS, Yellow containers are FREE & available at the Public Works Garage, 27 N. Harrison St.

Plastics marked with either #1 or #2 recycle symbol (lids are ok)

Plastic Beverage Bottles, Milk Jugs, Detergent&

Shampoo containers (lids are ok)

Glass Food & Beverage Jars/Bottles

Clean Paper

Clean Newspaper

Clean Cardboard

Junk Mail

Envelopes (It’s ok to leave windows in)

Cereal Boxes (remove liners)

Cookie & Cracker Boxes (remove liners)

Dry Soap Boxes

Shoe Boxes

Juice & Beverage Cartons including Juice Boxes

Stationary (No metallic foil)

Computer & Copier Paper

Pet Food Cans

Telephone Directories & Paperback Books

Hardcover Books with the covers removed

Brown Paper Bags (or use to line kitchen collector)

Break down all large boxes.

Trash Cart
COLLECTED BY SCHEDULE

Plastic Bags & Food Wrap; Styrofoam & Packing Peanuts; Bulky Metals, Plastics Marked #3-#7, Diapers; Pet Waste & Litter; Lumber & Fencing, Aluminum Foil; Feminine Hygiene Products, Baking Trays, Microwave Trays, Garden Nursery Containers & Trays, Household refuse.