What can and cannot be recycled in Orange Beach?

These items can be recycled:

  • Newspaper and newspaper inserts
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Junk mail and envelopes
  • Office and school papers
  • Cardboard
  • Boxboard (cereal, cake, and cracker boxes)
  • Brown paper bags
  • Aluminum cans
  • Tin and steel cans
  • Plastic milk jugs
  • Plastic bottles
  • Phone books

These items cannot be recycled:

  • Glass jars and bottles (Except behind the Orange Beach Community Development building, behind City Hall, where a bin is located for glass only.)
  • Plastic bags
  • Food waste, garbage, yard waste
  • Medical waste
  • Food tainted items
  • Pizza boxes
  • Egg cartons
  • Ice cream cartons
  • Waxy paper milk cartons
  • Aluminum foil
  • Plastic cups/silverware
  • Aerosol cans
  • Plastics other than bottles
  • Juice boxes/bags
  • Styrofoam cups, containers, coolers, packing materials, etc.

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