Northern Transitions Inc.
Recycling Guidelines

All Items Must Be Clean!

Please rinse and clean bottles, jars, cans & aluminum foil products
Please break down all corrugated cardboard boxes!

ITEMS WE ACCEPT

Glass Bottles & Jars- all colors

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) Cut and flatten all cardboard boxes.   Pizza boxes must be clean.  Remove all packaging materials from boxes. (No Styrofoam).

Box Board - cereal boxes, shoe boxes, tissue boxes etc.

Paper– office, household,  carbonless, envelopes,  etc. ( please keep shredded paper in bags)

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   Garbage –  leftover leftovers, smelly stuff, stuff you don't want to touch again yourself

X   Styrofoam of any shape or form –  packing materials, food containers  and any other Styrofoam

X   Wax coated boxes or containers –  milk cartons, drink boxes, even corrugated cardboard with wax coating

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X   Drugs –  any medications, legal or illegal, outdated or current (return to pharmacy for disposal)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   Window glass

X   Office wastebasket material – ever hand sorted  through someone else's Kleenex?

X   Dishes, or ceramic items

 X   PVC plastic –  plastic pipe, some toys, some building materials, signs, credit cards

X   Vinyl siding

THE FOLLOWING will be ACCEPTED ONLY DURING HAZARDOUS WASTE EVENTS!!!!

Fees will be charged  at household hazardous waste collections.

• Electronics and Televisions
• Motor oil
• Paint
• Pesticides
• Cleaners
• Dry cell batteries
• Fluorescent light bulbs

Visit our website or Facebook for additional or updated information regarding items accepted/not accepted and Hazardous Waste Collection Dates.

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