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Holiday Recycling Tips

Acceptable in your curbside recycling toter
  • Cardboard: broken down and flattened to be 2x2 in size
  • Paper Holiday cards (no photo or shiny)
  • Envelopes
  • Catalogs
  • Calendars
Not acceptable in your curbside recycling toter
  • Lights of any kind
  • Tinsel, garland, ornaments
  • Cellophane or plastic wrap
  • Ribbons or bows
  • Wrapping paper or tissue paper
  • Packing peanuts or styrofoam
  • Waxy paper cups or single use items: napkins, plates, plastic utensils
  • Gift bags
  • Electronics or appliances
  • Rigid Plastic Packaging under not acceptable in curbside toter
Any other recyclable items may be found on our website at
For any further questions contact DDIS / Board of Health: 508-832-7703

This is the current updated list as of December 2017

Town of Auburn, 104 Central Street, Auburn, MA 01501
Hours: Monday 8am - 7pm, Tues-Thurs 8am - 4pm, Friday 8am - 1pm
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