Recycling

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Thank you for your interest in our Recycling Program.

 

To search for your Garbage & Recycling

collection day click on the Interactive Map link.

Click Here for Interactive Map

 

   To receive a recycling cart please contact us at 704-484-6846. As cart supplies are available the City of Shelby Sanitation Department will deliver your cart and provide your service start date.

 

To verify which color (red or blue) calendar your area is collected, please use the interactive map or call 704-484-6846.

Printable pages (click on calendar selection below)

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Blue Recycling Calendar 2018

Red Recycling Calendar 2018

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City of Shelby Curbside Recycling
List of Authorized Recyclable Material

      The following items may be placed in your roll out recycling cart for collection every other week:

YES!   PLACE THESE IN THE RECYCLING CART

* Aluminum, Steel & Tin Cleaned Food Cans

*Juice Boxes / Milk Cartons

*Glass Food/Beverage Containers (clear, green, & brown)

*Plastic Bottles (#1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 & #7)

*Plastic Food Containers (without any grease residue)

*Newspapers & Newspaper Inserts, Magazines, Catalogs

*Paperback, Hardback & Phone Books

*Junk Mail & Envelopes, Office Paper

*Mixed Paper, Manila Folders & Construction Paper

*Box Board (Cereal/ Soda/Beer/Shoe boxes, etc.)

*Cardboard Roll inside of Toilet & Paper Towels

*Paper Egg Cartons

*Corrugated Cardboard

*Brown Paper Grocery Bags

 

City of Shelby Curbside Recycling
List of Non-Authorized Recyclable Material

NO!   DO NOT PLACE THESE IN THE RECYCLING CART

*Plastic bottles: that contains oil or hazardous substances

*Plastics unnumbered 

*Mirrors, Window or Auto Glass

*Light Bulbs, Ceramics or Porcelain

*Coat Hangers

*Glass Cookware/Bake ware

*Household Electronics (cooking pots, toasters, etc.)

*Frozen Food Trays

*Pizza Boxes

*Plastic Wrap or Plastic Bags

*Styrofoam / Polystyrene Foam Plastic

*Stamps & Stickers in junk mail

*Shredded Paper / Wrapping Paper

*Aerosol Cans / Paint Cans

 

Click on the Cleveland County link for Recycling Centers information and locations within Cleveland County:

Cleveland County Recycling Centers

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