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Dirty containers

Disposal options

dirty peanut butter jar with food stuck on the inside and a red "X" through it

Containers must be rinsed clean before placing in your recycling bin or cart.

Containers that cannot be rinsed clean should be placed in the trash.

 

Notes

There are real people who sort the items you place in a recycling bin; dirty containers make their job gross. They also reduce the amount that we can earn from the sale of other recycling items.