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The City of Avondale offers recycling services to our customers to help them live an environmentally conscious lifestyle. Residents receive once-a-week recycling service in the blue container.


Does your CAN smile?

 recycle can sticker City inspectors will make periodic check of recycling contents throughout the community.

Residents with recycling contents contaminated with garbage will be issued a notice.

Those that pass the inspection will get a smile sticker on their recycle can.

Please recycle the items shown below.  
All material must be clean, dry, and empty.

Bottles and jars with no lids or caps (green, amber, clear)
 glass bottles  aersol cans Aerosol Cans
Empty s
having cream, deodorant, and cooking spray
ewspapers and ad inserts, magazines, catalogs, phone books, white paper, paper bags, junk mail, envelopes and any other clean dry paper. Please place shredded paper in a clear plastic bag
 Paper  Plastics Plastics
Any #1 - #7 Plastic container
Broken down large boxes
Empty food boxes like cake and cereal boxes (without plastic insert), beverage boxes, milk and OJ cartons
Beverage cans, clean aluminum foil, tin food cans, foil food containers (frozen dinner trays and pie plates) 

Do NOT Recycle
Glass or metal cookware, car windshields, mirrors, stained glass, lightbulbs, porcelain and ceramics
Diapers, paper towels, napkins, toilet tissue, paper plates, air/furnace filters, food waste, or garden hoses
Styrofoam food containers and cups- No Styrofoam. 
 Pet food bags and pet waste
Grass, rocks, leaves, branches
Construction materials such as cement, wood, shingles, drywall, stucco, bricks
Plastic bags, shrink and bubble wraps and tarps can be recycled at Avondale City Hall or Libraries or at your local grocer.  Check out BAG CENTRAL STATION for more info
Furniture cushions, fabrics, clothing or shoes 
Tires or batteries