WHAT GOES IN MY RECYCLING CART?

“Welcome to your recycling program!
Here’s all the information you need to recycle right …

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Glass bottles & jars

Empty and rinse containers.

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Plastic bottles & jugs

Labels and lids are OK.

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Paper & cardboard

Flatten all boxes. Cardboard must fit in your cart.

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Aluminum & steel cans

Place all items in your cart loosely.

empty & rinse containers

flatten all boxes

no trash, yard waste, plastic bags

GET MY COLLECTION SCHEDULE & DISPOSAL DETAILS

CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE HOLIDAY RECYCLING GUIDE

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WATCH & GET INSPIRED TO GO ALL IN

ABOUT MY CART

Your 95-gallon cart has room for all your recyclables and allows for every-other-week collection. Most households generate enough recyclables to make the large cart necessary. Collecting recyclables in big carts every two weeks keeps costs low and increases efficiency.

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RECYCLING FACTS

THINK BEYOND THE CART

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What doesn’t go in?
Have items that don’t belong in your recycling cart—but you don’t think they should be thrown away? You’re in the right place!

Electronics

Medical sharps

Paints, pesticides, cleaners, and other chemicals

Appliances, white goods and tires in Scott County

Appliances, white goods and tires in Rock Island County

Scott County residents can search the recycling database or download the app.

HOW WE RECYCLE

It’s time to rethink recycling. When we “Go All In” we conserve energy, save landfill space, and make our home a cleaner and more beautiful place. Join your neighbors, friends and businesses across the area for a better community and planet. Are you all in?

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Raise a Hand

Rascal the Racoon, mascot for the Quad Cities River Bandits, reaches for the sky to celebrate Go All In, the new recycling program in Scott County.

Attention!

New, blue recycling carts reported for duty in summer 2016 in service of the new Go All In recycling program in Scott County.

Heavy lifting

Eli Klipsch of Davenport muscles milk jugs into the family’s new recycling cart.

Go All In, Brah!

Recycling always on your mind? Recycling (and pizza) aficionados Kurt Liske and Bill Patton can relate.

GO Team

Brandy Welvaert and Liz Lareau show some eco-spirit in support of their favorite sport: recycling, of course!

Green Scene

Greg Aguilar and Brandy Donaldson dream of an even greener, cleaner Davenport through single-stream recycling.

Starting August 1, 2016

Our new, easier recycling program began August 1st, 2016. One recycling cart: It all goes in.

Boots on the Ground

These uniformed characters are the guys who take care of your recyclables AFTER you Go All In. (Left to right: Rayce Christiansen, Joe Masterson, Jon Kimes, Jason Bollman, and Eric Peekenschneider.)