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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Curbside Recycling Program Resident Guidelines


There is a lot of attention these days on recycling in the United States. Irving reminds residents what can be recycled in the Blue Bag Program. Irving uses the blue recycling bag as the designated collection container for recycling. Single-family homeowners may purchase the bags at Irving City Hall or at any Irving recreation center.

Below is a list of commonly recyclable items. Remember to empty containers and clean them of original contents.

What Can Be Recycled?

  • Aerosol cans
  • Aluminum and steel food cans
  • Aseptic containers (milk cartons, juice boxes, etc.)
  • Corrugated cardboard (broken down and put inside the blue bag)
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Paper (catalogs, junk mail, mixed office paper, newspaper, paper bags, phone books, school paper)
  • Paperboard boxes (cereal, macaroni, etc.)
  • Plastic bags (grocery bags, newspaper bags, etc.)
  • Plastic containers numbers 1-7

What is Not Recyclable?

  • Bottles that have contained pesticides, motor oil or other hazardous materials
  • Light bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Plate glass, auto glass, ceramics, etc.
  • Styrofoam or packing peanuts
  • Yard waste

For more information, call (972) 721-8059.

See locations to purchase recycling blue bags
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