As long as you have a green bin from the Village office, you may also put recycled items in other plastic/bin containers in addition to your blue bin from the Village of Lexington.
DO NOT PUT RECYCLE IN PLASTIC BAGS OR GARBAGE CANS
Newspaper, Plastic Food/Soap containers #1-8, Tin and Aluminum cans, Glass food jars any color, Paper board (cereal boxes, Kleenex boxes etc.) Cardboard cut to the size of 3 feet X 2 feet and bundled Magazines, Phone books, Junk mail, Flyers, Office paper, Shredded paper is the only recycle that will be accepted in clear plastic bags.
Recycle Not Accepted
Any chemical or petroleum containers, any food containers not emptied/ Rinsed out, any type of plastic storage/garbage container, Hoses, Straw, Syringes/Needles, Cookware, Glasses, Plates, Pots or Pans, Light Bulbs, Any kind of Plastic Bags, Any Medical Waste, Styrofoam, Packing Peanuts, Clothing, Shoes, Pizza Boxes, Cigarette Butts, Diapers, Nails, Nuts or Bolts, No Window Glass, Laundry Baskets, Flower Pots/Trays, Buckets/Pails, Scrap metal, Car parts, Window Screens, Computers or Computer parts, Toasters, Can openers, Silverware, Food, Electrical cords, Demo/Building Material, Plasticware, Wax coated cardboard, Glass block, Aerosol cans, Miniblinds, Chicken wire, Lawn equipment parts, Oil filters, Shrinkwrap Car mats, Vinyl siding, Doormats, Driveway markers, Toilet brushes, Seat cushions, Paint rollers, Paint pan liners, Clothing hangers, Plastic sleds, Printers or printer parts, Toner cartridges, Pet food bags, Fertilizer bags, Wax coated cardboard.
See also our Environment page.