The recycling bins are for these materials only:
Do not leave these items in, on, or around bins:
Here are some of the most common bin contaminants. These items do not belong in the recycling bins.
Here is a check list of things that can go in the recycling bins and another list of things that should stay out of the recycling bins.
Food grade glass is what food containers are made from. Things like bottles and jars are food grade glass. Jelly jars, pickle jars, some pop bottles, adult beverage bottles, and so forth are made from food grade glass.
Non-container glass like that is used to make windows, mirrors, and drinking glasses is often treated with chemicals and lead. That means that these types of glass have different melting points. This kind of glass will contaminate the glass recyclables. Therefore, you should not put non-container type glass in the recycling bin. You will need to seek out alternatives to dispose of your windows, mirrors, dishes, Pyrex-type pans, etc.
Here is a printable list of recycling guidelines for your convenience. There is a PDF link at the bottom of this section for you to download and print this handy list.
Here is a printable list of things that will contaminate the recycling bins. Do NOT leave these things in or around the bins. There are PDF links to download and print this lis.