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Paper can be placed in your Recology Davis recycling cart.

  • Staples and glassine windows are okay.
  • Please remove paper clips and clasps.
  • Bindings must be removed from paperback and hardback books.
  • Large cardboard boxes must be flattened and stacked outside of the recycling cart.

YES —These items can be placed in your recycling cart

  • Paper that shows up in your mailbox—junk mail, magazines, and catalogs
  • Cereal boxes
  • Shoe boxes
  • Gift boxes
  • Small cardboard boxes
  • Phone bookspaper-side-curbside
  • Office paper
  • White and colored paper
  • Computer paper
  • Notebook paper
  • Paper bags
  • Newspaper and whatever comes with the paper can be recycled (except the plastic bag and rubber band)
  • Paper towel tubes
  • Toilet paper tubes
  • Wrapping paper
  • Gift wrap tissue paper
  • Egg cartons

NO —These items should not be placed in your recycling cart

  • Soy/ milk cartons
  • Juice boxes
  • Frozen food boxes
  • Plastic bags
  • Paper towels
  • Tissues
  • Plastic/wax coated paper
  • Photographs
  • Blueprint paper
  • Mylar papercommercial-paper-cart
  • Carbon paper or thermal fax paper

More Information

Recology Davis offers free 24-hour drop-off of the following recyclables at their 2727 2nd Street Recycling Center:

  • Cardboard
  • plastics #1-#7
  • Aluminum cans
  • Tin foil
  • Paper
  • Glass bottles
  • Steel cans
  • Scrap metal
  • Used motor oil and oil filters