As winter approaches, here are some answers to some of the most common recycling questions that come up this time of year.  Check out the list below: some may be very surprising.

For a more extensive list, or to request a larger Recycling Bin or Simple Recycling Bag, check out these links!!

 

 

ItemRecycle Bin YES or NO
Batteries
NO for your recycling bin, but several battery stores take these (see links below)
CatalogsYES
Clothing/Textiles & Small Household Items/Appliances
YES, in the Orange Simple Recycling bag, alongside your weekly recycling bin. If you need another bag or for an extensive list of what you can include, see their website (link below) or contact Simple Recycling at 866-835-5068.
Holiday Lights & Extension CordsNO, for your Recycling Bin, but you can bring these to Montgomery’s Cardboard Recycling event at the Public Works Facility (7315 Cornell Road) on Dec. 15 and Jan. 19
Product/Present BoxesYES, you can also bring boxes to Montgomery’s Cardboard Recycling event the Third Saturday of every month at the Public Works facility, 7315 Cornell Road, 10 am-1 pm
Retail Store Plastic BagsNO, but you can return these to many stores, e.g. Kroger, Walmart, Target (see links below for more information)
Tissues, Napkins and Paper TowelsNO, but you can compost these! You can also recycle the cardboard core of toilet tissues and paper towels
Wrapping PagerYES, except for two types: No Foil Wrapping Paper and No Tissue Paper