Material Guide

bluewater recycling guide

Use the menu on the left to navigate through the different categories. Click on a specific item to learn more about proper disposal.

Note: This material guide is provided to help you find the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of the displayed item.  It does not mean that they are recyclable in the blue box or other program.  Many of these materials require alternative disposal, please click on each product for a detailed page explaining proper disposal and options.

All Hazardous Items Construction & Demolition Household Items Metal Food & Packaging Vehicle Related Yard Waste Electronics Glass & Ceramics Fabric Plastic Paper Wood
oxygen tank
acoustic ceiling tile
aerosol can
Air Conditioner
aluminium cans
aluminium
ammunition
antifreeze
asbestos
aseptic
ashes
asphalt roofing
audio equipment
automobile glass
auto parts
barrel drum
alkaline battery
hearing aid battery
camera battery
car battery
cell phone battery
computer battery
rechargable battery
bed frame
bedding
berry trays
pop can
bicycle
bleach
blister pak
hard cover book
paperback book
bottle caps
brake fluid
tree brush
bread bag
bricks
guide to broken glass
bubble wrap
plastic pail
can lid
greasy cardboard
waxed cardboard
carpet
milk carton
cast iron
plastic cd case
dvd cd
cell phone
chip bag
christmas tree
clamshell
cleaning supplies
clock radio
clothing
coffee filter
composite wood
flat screen monitor
computer tower
concrete
contaminated soil
cooking oil
copper
corks
Corrugated Cardboard
dirt
guide drinking glass
drywall
ducts
egg carton
engine
envelope
eyeglasses
guide eyeglasses
textile
facial tissue
fat oil grease
fax machine
fiberglass
fire extinguisher
flares
foam block
foamcore
foam peanuts
foam peanuts biodegradable
meat tray
food liner
food scraps
fridge
frozen food
furnaces
garbage bag
gasoline
gas can
gift wrap
guide bottles jars
glue adhesive
gold and silver
grass
greeting card
grocery bag
gutters
tools
helium tank
hobby chemical
hot coffee
house plant
guide ceramics
furniture
icecream carton
iron steel
jar lid
jewelry
junk mail
keys
laptop
large appliance
plastic tub
laundry detergent
detergent jug
lawn mower
lead
leaves
guide fluorescent
guide incandescent
magazine
yogurt tubs
mattress
medicine
vitamin bottle
guide thermometer
thermometer
metal fixture
microwave
guide mirror
reusable lumber
motor oil
motor oil filter
guide mugs
soiled napkin
needle
newspaper bag
newspaper
office furniture
office paper
oil tank
latex paint
paint can
painted wood
pallets
paper bag
paper plates
paper punch holes
paper towel
paper towel rolls
pesticides
pet food
pet food bag
pet litter
phone book
photographs
pizza box
tree salvage
plant pot
plastic bottles
milk jug
outdoor plastic
pool solvent
guide porcelain
pots and pans
printer cartridge
printer
propane tank
reusable lumber
rock gravel
scrap metal
shampoo
shredded paper
shrink wrap
silverware
tub
appliance
smoke detector
solvents
spiral bound
stainless steel
tin can
styrofoam
crt television
tires
sports gear
tree brush
vcr
vhs tape
guide picture glass
window glass
wire hanger
wood shavings
ziploc