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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

PLEASE: NO PLASTICS, GLASS or ALUMINUM
COMPOSTABLE bags only, not Biodegradable

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

Dairy Products

Flower & Vegetable Garden Trimmings & Waste

Houseplants & Flower Bouquets

Fruits & Nuts (including pits) & Peels

Vegetables & Vegetable Peels

Bread, Pasta & Grains

Liquids & Sauces

Coffee Grounds & Filters

Tea Bags

Spoiled/Expired Foods

Grass and Leaves

Weeds

Branches (2’x4”) or curbside (preferable)

Soiled/greasy newspaper

Soiled/greasy paper

Paper Plates & Cups/Cardboard coffee cups & holders

Paper Towels & Napkins

Paper Food Wrap

Paper Take-out Containers

Pizza Boxes

Egg Shells

Egg Cartons (non-styrofoam)

Waxed Cardboard & Waxed Paper

Plate Scrapings

Oils, Fats & Butters

Brown Paper Bags (use to line your collector)

 

 

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.

Plastic Beverage Bottles, Milk Jugs, Detergent &
Shampoo containers (lids are ok)

Glass Food & Beverage Jars/Bottles

Computer/ Copier Paper

Clean Newspaper

Clean Paper

Junk Mail

Shoe Boxes

Pet Food Cans

Dry Soap Boxes

Clean Cardboard

Cereal Boxes (remove liners)

Cookie & Cracker Boxes (remove liners)

Stationary (No metallic foil)

Envelopes (It’s ok to leave windows in)

Juice & Beverage Cartons including Juice Boxes

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 & Plastic 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