Norwalk has updated the list of what belongs in the blue recycling bin and what does not.
All items should be empty, rinsed and clean.
Please do not box, bag, or bundle items.
ALL ITEMS MUST BE PLACED IN THE BLUE BIN - ITEMS NOT PLACE IN THE BLUE BIN WILL NOT BE COLLECTED.
Blue Recycling Toter or Bin should NOT be painted black or other colors and used as garbage cans.
These blue toters or bins are for curbside recycling only and are the property of the City of Norwalk.
Cardboard & boxboard Food & beverage containers Paperboard - cereal boxes, tissue boxes, paper rolls, etc.
Junk mail & phone books
Newspaper, inserts & newsprint
Office paper - white & colored
Envelopes (plastic window is OK)
Pizza boxes - no food or grease Tissue paper Wrapping paper & gift bags Shredded paper
Paper cups - hot or cold Tissues Cardboard take-out food containers Paper plates & napkins
Wet or soiled paper
Spiral wound food containers - juice concentrate,
biscuit dough, etc.
Plastic bottles - with or without caps Plastic containers, tubs & lids Plastic one-use cups & tops - No Straws Loose bottle caps Plastic plates, bowls, & utensils - Must be clean Prescription bottles - No Labels
Plastic bags Plastic wrap, film, or bubble wrap Single use coffee containers/pods Plastic straws Styrofoam cups, containers, & trays Packing peanuts Compostable plates, containers, bags, or utensils Hard Plastic Water Filters Motor oil or pesticide bottles