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What Can Be Recycled


ComHamilton has a Single-Stream recycling system. Now, all recyclable items can be mixed together--no more sorting! For a full list of what items can and can't be recycled check out the Oneida-Herkimer Waste Authority. Be sure to also check out our Composting Program and learn how Hamilton is cutting down on organic waste!

What CAN be recycled (remember, sorting isn't important!):
Paper
Plastic
Metal
Glass
Printer/copy paper
Cardboard
Brown paper bags
Newspaper
Magazines
Containers #1-5 or 7 (not 6)
Beverage cartons
Shampoo & soap bottles
Detergent bottles
Empty food containers
Food/soup cans
Deposit cans
Aluminum tin foil
Aluminum plates & trays 
Aerosol cans
Clear, green & amber containers
Food & beverage containers
Liquor & wine bottles
Deposit bottles
Canning jars
What CAN'T be recycled:
Paper 
Plastic
Metal
Glass
Tissues
Napkins
Paper towels
Opus cups 
Styrofoam
Plastic bags 
Prescription bottles
Hazardous products
Small appliances
Silverware
Pots and pans
Hazardous products
Mirrors 
Broken glass 
Ceramics
Light bulbs

 

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