Recycling Collection

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Falmouth now offers curbside recycling!  Now, thanks to new equipment at ECOmaine, numerous types of recyclable materials go into the same box…no separation of materials is necessary.  Below is a guide of acceptable materials.

Paper Products

  • Cardboard/all boxes
  • Newspaper
  • Shoe boxes/cereal boxes
  • Magazines/catalogs
  • Junk mail/window envelopes
  • Phone books
  • File folders
  • Gift boxes/wrap
  • Shopping bags
  • All books
  • Aseptic milk & juice cartons

Plastic, Metal, and Glass

  • All plastics labeled #1-7
  • Foil
  • Cans
  • Pots & pans
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Empty bottles (any color glass)
  • *       Jars

NO light bulbs, hypodermic needles or sharp objects, vinyl siding, construction materials, bubble wrap, food, toys, food bags, potato chip bags, diapers, Styrofoam packaging and peanuts, or trash.