Can I recycle caps, lids, and plastic bags?

No. Caps, lids, and plastic bags cannot be recycled curbside. Plastic bags can be recycled at your grocery store or Gose Pike Convenience Center.

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1. What does single stream mean?
2. Who picks up my recycling?
3. What happens to my recyclables?
4. Do I really put everything in my recycle container loose?
5. If Single Stream Recycling is all about keeping my material loose than why must I bag my shredded paper?
6. What if I do not want a recycling container?
7. What happens if the container at my house becomes damaged or lost?
8. How and when should my container be put to the curb?
9. How will I know when my recycling will be picked up?
10. How will holidays affect my pick up schedule?
11. My apartment complex is littered with unused recycle containers because we all use one until it is full and then go to the next. We never fill them all, what can we do?
12. What if I have more recyclables than my container can hold before my next pick-up day?
13. Will the container be very heavy once it’s full?
14. What if weather conditions cause my recycle can top to blow open?
15. Can I recycle caps, lids, and plastic bags?
16. Should I remove the labels on my bottles, cans, and jars?
17. Should I rinse my bottles, cans, and jars?
18. Where can I recycle books?
19. Electronics and household batteries are not accepted at the curb, where can I recycle them?
20. What about my personal documents, are they secure?
21. What is a waxy paper box? I noticed they were not allowed in the recycling container?