Residential Recycling2021-11-24T08:45:14-06:00

 

Residential Recycling

To make recycling easier and increase participation, Midwest Fiber Recycling constructed a new $8 million state-of-the-art single-stream materials recovery facility at its Normal, Illinois location. The 86,400 square foot facility serves as a single-stream recycling hub for all of Central Illinois. Single-stream recycling allows recyclable materials such as paper, glass, cardboard, and plastic to be mixed or co-mingled in one container without being separated. With the capacity to handle all of your recycling needs, we encourage you to call 800-779-9677 to see how we can assist with your business’s needs.

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Acceptable Materials

Ever wonder what should and shouldn’t go in your home’s recycling bin? Check out this helpful guide to acceptable single-stream materials.

Paper

Newspapers & Inserts

Magazines

Catalogs

Phone Books

Junk Mail & Envelopes

Office Paper

Copy Paper

School Paper

Hard Back Book

Soft Back Book

Brown Paper Sacks

Shredded Paper
(place in a clear plastic bag)

Plastic

Water Bottles

Soda Bottles

Milk Jugs

Juice

Beverage Jugs

Detergent

Bottles

Fabric Softener

Household Cleaners

Clear & Colored Plastics
(Including #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Yogurt Containers

Margarine Tubs

Ketchup Bottles

Metal

Aluminum Cans

Aluminum Foil

Aluminum Trays

Steel Cans Tin

Containers

Aerosol Cans

Metal Lids

Glass

Beverage Containers

Food Containers

Jars

Cardboard

Cardboard Cereal Boxes

Paperboard Boxes

Soda Cases

Beer Cases

Shoe Boxes

Frozen Food Boxes

*If you can’t find your materials here, they shouldn’t go in the recycling bin

Easy Recycling Tips

  • Place items in recycling bin lose. Do not put in plastic bag
  • Flatten boxes
  • If plastic held a food-grade product, it is generally acceptable
  • NO PLASTIC BAGS. RETURN TO STORE OR REUSE

 

Call or contact a Midwest Fiber representative today to learn more!