Recyclable Materials List

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San Juan County will accept the following recyclable materials at all 12 of the Solid Waste Convenience Stations at no charge to the public:
Single Stream Recycling - All in one container
  • Magazines
  • Junk mail
  • Office paper
  • Phone books
  • Brown paper bags
  • Newspapers
  • Plastics 1-7
  • Flattened cardboard
  • Aluminum cans, foil pie tins
  • Paperboard
  • Steel cans and empty aerosol cans
Metal and appliance recycling
  • Refrigerators and freezers (with or without Freon in them)
  • Washers and dryers
  • Hot water heaters
  • Wheels (without the tire)
  • Misc. steel such as car bumpers, hoods, bed frames, etc...
Items not allowed in recycling
  • Plastic Bags
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Styrofoam
  • Garbage
If you have any question about this, please contact the San Juan County Solid Waste office at: 505-334-4523