Here's a handy guide to what's recyclable.

Our "Anything That Tears" recycling program handles cardboard and just about any other paper that tears and doesn't exclude things like paper clips, rubber bands, staples, tape, Post-It® notes, plastic tabs or spiral bindings. Go ahead, throw them in!

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  • Cardboard boxes (broken down)
  • Magazines and catalogues
  • Newspapers and inserts
  • all white, colored and coated papers
  • brochures and pamphlets
  • Correspondence papers (letterhead, direct mail pieces and advertising)
  • Envelopes (even with plastic windows or labels)
  • Folders (manila, coated or colored)
  • Manuals with glued bindings
  • Paper from legal pads, steno pads, note pads
  • Posters
  • Receipts
  • Scratch, message and memo pads
  • Self-adhesive notes
  • Soft-covered books
  • Paperback books
  • Cereal boxes
  • Frozen food boxes
Exceptions are few, but noteworthy. Paper products that are food contaminated, restroom papers or papers that contain synthetic materials. A simple guideline is: recycle "Anything That Tears"®.