The Trash Company Offers Recycling

January 29, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Drop-off Recycling Available Now.

Yes, you can bring your recycling to the Granby Transfer Station Facility.

Here’s How It Works:

Bring all of your recyclables to the Granby Transfer Station.  Drop them off in a large dumpster on site.  There is a minimum fee of $5.00 for approximately 100 gallons worth of recycling.

Remember, we offer single stream recycling, which means NO SORTING REQUIRED. There are, however, guidelines for the types of recyclable materials that we can accept. Check out the list and specifications below and please feel free to e-mail or call us with your questions.

List of Recyclable Materials

  • Aluminum food and beverage containers
  • Glass food and beverage containers – brown, clear or green
  • Steel/Iron Cans
  • Plastic Bottles #1 thru #7
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Paper Bags
  • Paper Board
  • Newspapers
  • Office Paper
  • Junk Mail
  • Magazines and Catalogs
  • Phone Books
  • All other office paper without wax liners
  • #6 Styrofoam

Materials NOT Accepted

  • Microwave trays
  • Mirrors
  • Window or auto glass
  • Light bulbs
  • Ceramics
  • Porcelain
  • Plastics Unnumbered
  • Plastic Bags
  • Coat hangers
  • Glass cookware/bakeware
  • Household items such as cooking pots, etc.

How to Prepare your Recyclable Materials

  • All glass containers must be empty and free of metal caps and rings and contain less than 5% food debris.
  • All tin cans, bi-metal cans, and aluminum cans must be empty and contain less than 5% food debris.
  • All aerosol cans must be empty with less than 5% content
  • All plastic containers must be empty, caps removed; less than 5% food debris
  • All Fiber must be dry and free of food debris and other contaminating material.
  • Tissues, paper towels or other paper that has been in contact with food is not acceptable.

Click Here for guidelines about how to process your recyclable materials.

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