Stamford Recycling

PAPER

  • Blueprints
  • Books (paperback & hardcover) *
  • All boxes
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Egg cartons (paper or Styrofoam)
  • File folders
  • Cleaned frozen food, ice cream, & frozen juice containers
  • Kraft envelopes (orange/brown/yellow)
  • Mail & greeting cards
  • Magazines & brochures
  • Cleaned milk cartons, drink boxes & yogurt containers
  • Newspapers & inserts
  • Plastic and paper bags
  • Phonebooks
  • Pizza boxes (must be uncontaminated — boxes with food or grease cannot be recycled and must be thrown in the trash)
  • Ream wrappers
  • Shredded paper
  • Stickers & address label sheets
  • Sticky notes & index cards
  • Styrofoam or paper to-go containers
  • Tyvek envelopes
  • Waxed paper & waxed cardboard
  • White or pastel office paper
  • Wire-bound composition books
PLASTIC

  • 6-pack holders
  • Bags
  • Bottles
  • Boxes
  • Caps
  • Jugs
  • Lids
  • Tubs
  • Plastic containers numbered  through

GLASS

  • Bottles
  • Ceramics
  • Drinking
  • Jars
  • Plates & vases
  • Mirrors
  • Pyrex
  • Window panes

METAL

  • Aerosol cans (empty) **
  • Aluminum foil
  • Cans
  • Jar lids
  • Steel bottle caps
  • Scrap metal
  • Wire hangers

* While you may discard paperback and hardcover books in the toter bin, we suggest recycling your books, music and movies through The Friends of Ferguson Library, a volunteer, non-profit organization that receives, processes, and places about 100,000 items a year to keep books circulating in ooiur community.

The Friends of Ferguson Library accepts donations at the Ferguson Library’s main and Harry Bennett branches.

You may also recycle books at the City’s recycling centers.

** Filled or partially filled aerosol cans must be recycled on hazardous waste recycling days.