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As Garbage Collection experts in Pitt County, we care deeply about recycling. Because of this, we’d like to share a few pieces of advice when it comes to your own recycling habits.

What You Can Recycle

Many people have questions about what they can recycle, and it can feel overwhelming to some. Here are a few items that can be recycled.

Plastic- Bottles, containers and jugs
Paper- Mixed paper, newspaper, Jars and bottles cartons, phone books, envelopes, magazines, junk mail and flattened cardboard
Metal- Aluminum steel or tin cans and EMPTY aerosol cans
Glass- Jars and Bottles
Do Not Recycle

There’s a number of things you can’t recycle and that’s where our garbage collection comes in. Below is a list to help you get started:

Various Disposable Plastics- Plastic bags, Styrofoam, and Disposable Food Trays
Home Items- cups, cutlery, hardcover books, dishes, cookware, plates, cups, and ceramics
Fabrics- clothing, dish towels, and unneeded fabric
Liquid Waste- Paint, Cleaners, and Oils
Large debris- construction materials, tires, and yard waste
Miscellaneous- Receipts, electronics, light bulbs, garden hoses, window glass, and mirror class
Especially for this, we are happy to help you with what you can’t recycle and can answer any questions you have.

Ways to Recycle

If you’re in a public place and want to recycle, you can use Earth911’s iRecycle App for iPhone to locate all recycling places near you. If the business you’re at doesn’t have a recycling program, ask about it. There are flyers at Recycle More NC that you can give them for more information.

How Else Can We Help?

The best way to make sure you are doing garbage collection the right way in Pitt County is to partner with a service that suits your needs. At Countryside Sanitation we can make sure we can pick up your garbage on your schedule and to your specifications. If you’re interested, contact us and we’ll see how we can help.