Includes packaging and shipping boxes such as, Amazon, USPS, FedEx, DHL type boxes.  Things to help you identify corrugated cardboard include:

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PET is used as a raw material for making packaging materials such as bottles and containers for packaging a wide range of food products and other consumer goods.

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HDPE #2 are widely accepted at recycling centers because recycling these materials can reduce the cost of products made from these plastics.

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White printer paper, also known as High Grade Deinked Paper) is quality paper that consists of things like envelopes, copy paper and letterhead that has gone through the printing process and had the ink removed.

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Aluminum and tin recycling provides many environmental, economic and community benefits. It saves energy, time, money and natural resources; and often it generates jobs and helps to pay for community services that make life better for millions of people.

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The following items should not be placed into your recycling bin...

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Items Also Accepted

  • Junk mail and mixed paper
    • Includes, but is not limited to: newspaper, magazines, colored paper, coated paper, phone books, etc.
  • Soft cover and hard cover books
  • Plastics #3-#7 and rigid plastics
  • Chip/paper board (i.e. shoe boxes, cereal and tissue boxes, empty toilet paper rolls, pasta and food boxes, milk and juice cartons)
  • Shredded paper – MUST be bagged in clear bags.  Material bagged in shopping bags, white or any other colored bag will be discarded

 


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The South Central Solid Waste Authority (SCSWA) is the City of Las Cruces and Doña Ana County agency responsible for managing your garbage and recyclables. We manage: •Corralitos Landfill •Amador Avenue Transfer Station •The Recycling Center (Amador Ave.) •Almost 40 Las Cruces Public Schools recycling drop-off sites •8 County sites that accept solid waste (garbage) and recyclables •Provide solid waste service for the City of Sunland Park •Provide solid waste and recycling services for Truth or Consequences The SCSWA provides solid waste management services to south central New Mexico (Las Cruces and Doña County) that include: •Collection, transport, and disposal of waste •Recycling collection services •Waste reduction and recycling education •Cleanup of illegal dump sites © 2018