Alamance County enacted a Recycling Ordinance in 1992.  It mandated all county residents recycle certain items instead of throwing them in the garbage.  These items are called “target” recyclables.


Mandatory Target Recyclables are…….

  • Plastic Bottles (except Motor Oil & Pesticides bottles)
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Clear and Brown Glass
  • Newspaper
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Office Paper (Commercially Generated)

For other recyclable items, please check out “How do I dispose of” section.