Household Recycling

Curbside recycling is offered in all cities and townships in Washington County. This is a general guideline of household items that are recyclable. Many communities accept additional materials for recycling than listed below. Contact your city, township, or waste hauler for more information.
 Yes and No list for recycling right at home


  1. Items Accepted
  2. Items Not Accepted
  3. Resources

Items Accepted in Curbside Recycling 

Empty and rinse all containers

Place items in a paper bag or directly in your recycling cart. No plastic bags.

  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Metal food and beverage cans
  • Plastic bottles and containers (1, 2, 5) 
  • Cartons
  • Paper and cardboard