Recycling Information

Recycling Information

Remember....

When you place your materials in the recycling bin we only collect the following:

  • Newspaper, cardboard, junk mail, office paper, magazines, phone books
  • Glass (food & beverage containers - no dishes, light bulbs, ceramics)
  • Plastic (#s 1-7, no styrofoam, no toys, buckets, etc.)
  • Metal cans (food & beverage containers - aluminum and steel)

    Materials in MSW: By Weight Generated in Okaloosa County Annually:

  • Yard trimmings- 37.4
  • Plastics- 13.2
  • Other- 22.0
  • Metals- 26.4
  • Construction & Demolition Debris- 30.8
  • Paper and paperboard- 68.0
  • Glass- 8.8
  • Food- 13.4

       (by the thousand tons)