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Curbside Recycling Guide Text-OnlyCurbside Recycling Place these accepted items in the blue-top, 65-gallon recycling cart. Metal Cans & Foil Aluminum foil in 2-inch ball minimum. Items should be empty & rinsed. Plastic Bottles & Jugs  No Styrofoam, plastic bags, or clamshell containers. Items should be empty & rinsed. Leave caps on!  Cardboard & Paper Cardboard, softcover books, waxy cartons, clean pizza boxes (no food residue) & mixed paper are accepted. Flatten cardboard & size to maximum of 2 x 2 ft. On Your Collection Day... Don't overfill cart. Keep lid closed. Place cart at curb by 7 a.m.  Face arrows on lid to street. Keep 3-ft. clear zone around each cart. Always... Keep materials loose—no plastic bags. Only place accepted items in City blue-top cart. No sorting required. Questions & Information Need a bulky item pickup? Schedule a pickup for large furniture, appliances, or tires at www.icgov.org/bulkyitem. Want updates? Sign up to receive curbside notices at www.icgov.org/subscribe. Other questions? Call 319-887-6110, or visit www.icgov.org/recycle. Do not put these items in curbside recycling: Plastic Bags: Recycle at participating stores. Glass: Recycle at City drop-off locations. * Styrofoam: Place in trash. Clamshell Plastic Containers: Place in trash. Shredded Paper: Recycle at City drop-off locations, * or compost. Hardcover Books: Recycle at Iowa City Landfill & Recycling Center. * Hazardous Material: Take to Hazardous Material Collection Facility. * Batteries: Take to Hazardous Material Collection Facility* or battery drop-off. Electronics & Appliances: Recycle at the Iowa City Landfill & Recycling Center. * Dirty Pizza Boxes: Compost or place in trash. Gift Wrapping Paper: Reuse or place in trash. Personal Protective Equipment: Place in trash. Food-Contaminated Recyclable Containers: Rinse clean of food & then recycle at curbside. Not sure an item can be recycled? Do not recycle it! Material that has been contaminated with the above listed items lowers the quality of recycling loads making it more difficult to successfully recycle materials. *Drop-off Locations Oil, tires, electronics & more can be recycled at drop-off locations. Learn more at www.icgov.org/recycle. Iowa City Landfill & Recycling Center: 3900 Hebl Avenue SW, Open 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Saturday, www.icgov.org/landfill Hazardous Material Collection Facility, Open 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, www.icgov.org/hhm East Side Recycling Center: 2401 Scott Blvd. SE, 24/7 (except electronic/small appliance & light bulb recycling) South Riverside Recycling Center: 1200 South Riverside Drive, 24/7