Recycling Rules Refresher


TownRecycle_052516.ABe environmentally friendly and keep recyclable items out of landfills by properly sorting and placing plastic, metal, glass and paper products in your recycle bin.

As part of the Town of North Hempstead’s curbside garbage collection program, residents can dispose of the following containers in their recycling bins:

Glass, such as beverage bottles and food jars;

Metal, including food and beverage cans, aluminum foil and baking tins;

Plastic, like food and beverage containers, laundry detergent bottles and personal care products with the numbers 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 in the recycling triangle typically found on the bottom of a container.

All items should be rinsed and cleaned of residue before being placed in the recycling bin.

Paper and cardboard, including newspapers, magazines, cereal boxes and clean pizza boxes, can be also be recycled. Stack the paper products, bundle the packages with string and place them next to your recycle bin.

To learn more about the town’s curbside recycling program, or to see the schedule for your neighborhood, visit

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