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More Recyclables for the Taking

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From the City of Fargo:

Effective July 1, 2012, the City of Fargo will expand the recycling program to accept a wider range of plastic and cardboard products. Currently, Fargo only accepts plastics with the numbers 1 or 2 on the bottom.

Starting July 1, numbers 1 – 7 will be accepted. Additional cardboard products will include cereal boxes, soda cases, and shoe boxes, along with corrugated cardboard. These will be accepted at all curbside and drop-site locations. 

Plastics 1 – 7:

Yes - Clean plastic containers such as soda bottles, milk containers, detergent containers, shampoo bottles, yogurt containers, cottage cheese containers, ice cream pails, margarine tubs and vegetable containers. All containers with a recycling symbol of 1 – 7 will be accepted. Please remove and throw away caps. Check for a triangle shaped recycling symbol on containers.

No - Styrofoam, beverage cups, fast food containers, shrink wrap and plastic bags.


Corrugated Cardboard Boxes

Yes - Corrugated cardboard boxes, brown paper grocery bags, beverage containers such as milk and juice cartons, shoe boxes, cereal and food boxes, chipboard and paperboard. It is helpful to slit the seams and flatten boxes.

No - Waxed boxes or boxes that come from the refrigerator or freezer, such as microwavable food boxes.

Residents can find more information about curbside and drop-site recycling at www.fargorecycles.com or by calling (701) 298-6944.

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