What type of
paper can be recycled?
Most paper can be recycled. The key to success is separating
the paper into the following:
White Paper: White paper (with some colored graphics is fine); Xerox
paper, typing paper and computer paper. (If you produce
a lot of computer paper waste, separate this into a separate
Newspaper: Newspaper can be separated from other papers to help recycling efforts.
Cardboard: All cardboard needs to be broken down and kept seperate from other papers. Boxes not broken down cannot be picked up.
Mixed Paper: Primarily all other paper: White paper primarily all colored markings;
magazines; notebook paper; colored paper; and linen or
Do you recycle aluminum or plastic products?
Any aluminum or plastic container with the ‘CA Redemption
Value’ marking may be recycled through our program.
What items are NOT accepted?
For various reasons, we cannot accept any wet paper, stamps
or stickers, paper cups, fast food containers, NCR paper,
"carbon copy" paper, or candy & gum wrappers.
How do we get our recyclables ready for pick-up?
Whenever possible, please remove staples, paperclips and
rubber bands. Also, letters and documents should be removed
from envelopes or file folders; otherwise, a sorting processing
fee might be incurred.
How is the recycling money used?
Southside Art Center Recycling Division is a non-profit
agency that uses all the fees you pay to employ and keep jobs available for adults
with developmental disabilities.
What about confidentiality?
Recyclables are picked up and delivered to our facilities
where they are immediately disposed of into a mulcher for
confidentiality purposes. We also offer shredding services for additional fees. Call and inquire if you require shredding.
Where can I find labels for my recyling bins?
You can download PDF labels from our website and print them from your PC. The links to these labels are provided below, simply select the label you need and it will open in a new window for you to print.