American Studies

Woodframe and Program House Recycling

If you live in a woodframe or program house, the City of Middletown will pick up the following recyclables from your curb if they are properly sorted and put out on recycling day. If you do not have a blue recycling bin, e-mail wnelligan@wesleyan.edu with your address.

Download a woodframe/program house recycling poster.

PUT IN THE BLUE CONTAINER:

Plastic

  • Plastic #1 - 7 (drink bottles, yogurt cups, shampoo bottles, and peanut butter jars; rinsed/cleaned): check the bottom of most plastic containers for these symbols: Recycling Symbols

Glass

  • Bottles and jars (rinsed, caps ok)

Metal

  • Drink and food cans
  • Aluminum food containers and foil (clean)
  • K-Cup foil lids (detach from plastic)

Other

  • Milk cartons and drink boxes (rinsed, no straws)

PUT IN A BROWN PAPER BAG or CARDBOARD BOX and placed next to the blue bin:

Paper

  • White/colored paper
  • Envelopes
  • Post-It notes
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Junk mail

Cardboard (flatten)

  • Cereal boxes (remove plastic liner)
  • Pizza boxes (rip in half, greasy half is trash)
  • Other corrugated (wavy inner layer) and non-corrugated cardboard

Recycling Collection Schedule
Trash Collection Schedule
Call the Middletown Recycling Coordinator at 344-3526 for more information.