New Regulations for Recycling January 1st, 2019

The South Hills Area Council of Governments has issued rules changes for recycling that will take effect on January 1st, 2019. Recyclable items now include clean and dry aluminum cans, tin cans, plastic Type 1 PET and Type 2 HDPE, newspaper, mixed paper and corrugated cardboard.

EXCLUDED ITEMS are film such as bags or film (wrap) of any type, plastics Type 3 through and including Type 7, black PET trays or food trays of any type, plastic items such as, but not limited to flower pots, vinyl siding, records or VCR tapes, metal, foil or non-can items such as lawnmower blades, dog chains, car motors and brake pads, styrofoam, rubber products such as hoses, tires and balls, and glass of any type.

Included and excluded items are subject to change.

To see a multi-family handout.. click HERE!

To see a recycling and common contamination information poster… click HERE!