What Goes Where

Looking to find out what you can toss, recycle or compost?

Find out what items should be placed in a trash cart, recycling cart or composter or where you can drop off recycling.

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Recyclables

Items accepted in your recycling cart include:

Plastic

Bottles and containers labeled #1 - #5. Lids or caps can stay on. 

Glass

Bottles and jars. Remove lids or caps.

Metal

Tin, aluminum, steel and empty aerosol cans.

Cardboard

Flattened boxes

Paper

Newspapers, junk mail, sheets of paper and drink cartons.

Do not include:

  • Food waste
  • Plastic bags
  • Polystyrene foam cups and containers
  • Aluminum food pans

Plastic bags harm recycling machinery, empty the recycling directly into the cart.

Recycling Drop-Off Locations

If you live in an apartment or condo community and don’t have access to recycling, bring your recyclable materials to one of our convenient drop-off locations:

Dover Shore Community Center
1400 Gaston Foster Road

Engelwood Neighborhood Center
6123 Lacosta Drive

Lake Fairview Park
2200 Lee Road

Northwest Community Center
3955 WD Judge Road

Orlando Skate Park
400 Festival Way

Solid Waste Management Division
1028 South Woods Avenue
(Front of the building)

Beardall Center
800 South Delaney Avenue
(Behind the center)