Northern Transitions Inc.
Please rinse and clean bottles, jars, cans & aluminum foil products
Please break down all corrugated cardboard boxes!
ITEMS WE ACCEPT
Glass Bottles & Jars- (green, brown, & clear)
Aluminum & Steel - cans, aerosol cans, aluminum foil, scrap metal
Plastic Bottles # 1 & # 2 – (all colors ) rinse and clean bottles and throw away caps.
Corrugated Cardboard – (cardboard with wavey layers between flat layers) Remove all packaging materials from boxes. Cut and flatten all cardboard boxes. (No Styrofoam).
Box Board - cereal boxes, shoe boxes, tissue boxes etc.
Paper– office paper, copy and fax paper, envelopes , carbonless paper ( NO CARBON )
Newspapers & Glossy Magazines – newspaper, magazines including gloss and semi-gloss advertising inserts and . phone books.
Questions call Recycling at (906) 632-0525
Chippewa County Recycling is operated by Northern Transitions, Inc.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS FOR RECYCLING
X Hypodermic Syringes (SHARPS) – needles, razor blades etc.
X Medical waste – biohazardous materials, dirty diapers, body fluids dry or otherwise
X Drugs – any medications, legal or illegal, outdated or current (return to pharmacy for disposal)
X Styrofoam of any shape or form – packing materials, food containers and any other Styrofoam
X 3 thru 7 plastics – most toys, plastic lumber, squeeze bottles, most pill bottles, bottle caps, plastic film, large sturdy . containers, laundry baskets, carry out food containers, plastic cups etc.
X Window glass
X Dishes, or ceramic items
X Egg cartons
X Wax coated boxes or containers – milk cartons, drink boxes, even corrugated cardboard with wax coating
X Office wastebasket material – ever hand sorted someone else's Kleenex?
X Garbage – leftover leftovers, smelly stuff, stuff you don't want to touch again yourself
X PVC plastic – plastic pipe, some toys, some building materials, signs, credit cards
X Vinyl siding
X Batteries – dry cell batteries, car batteries, laptop batteries – all batteries
X Fluorescent light bulbs – long bulbs, compact fluorescent lights (look like springs or small bulbs)
THE FOLLOWING will be ACCEPTED ONLY DURING HAZARDOUS WASTE EVENTS!!!!
Fees will be charged at household hazardous waste collections.
• Electronics and Televisions
• Motor oil
• Dry cell batteries
• Fluorescent light bulbs
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