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 Frequently Asked Questions about Natchitoches/NSU Recycling

 

What can be recycled?

"YES"


Paper- Newspaper, Corrugated boxes, Cardboard, Magazines, Mail, Junk Mail, Office Paper, Shopping Catalogs, Cereal Boxes, Food packaging boxes, any paper product that has not come into contact with food waste or restroom trash.

Aluminum Cans- Any Drink cans or Food cans (The cans do not have to be washed out, but we would ask to please wash out any waste food to reduce smell).

Steel Cans- Any Food or Drink cans (The cans do not have to be washed out, but we would ask to please wash out any waste food to reduce smell).

Plastic- Milk jugs, plastic drink bottles, plastic water bottles, detergent jugs, any plastic fruit juice or tea jugs (The plastic jugs/bottles do not have to be washed out, but we would ask to please wash out any waste food to reduce smell).


"NO" 

Paper- No paper that has any food waste or food residue on it. (We want to limit the smell of the recycling by keeping food waste separate and in the regular garbage cart.)

Aluminum- No Aluminum product that has food waste or food residue on it or any aluminum aerosol spray cans 

Steel- No Steel product that has food waste or food residue on it or any steel aerosol spray cans.

Plastic- No plastic packaging material, no plastic bags, plastic toys, or any plastic product that wasn't produced to contain a liquid.