What can’t I put in my recycling cart?

No needles or medical waste, Styrofoam, bubble wrap, household hazardous waste, shoes, light bulbs, window glass, scrap metal, pots/pans, foil, garden hoses, blinds, paints or construction materials, garbage or yard waste should go in recycling carts. Please take your plastic bags to a grocery store receptacle. Styrofoam may be taken to one of our styrofoam drop-off locations. Please go to our recycling page or  call 336-883-3111 for more information.

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1. When will recycling be collected?
2. How does the City of High Point’s recycling program work?
3. What can’t I put in my recycling cart?
4. I have some large cardboard boxes. Do I need to do anything with them?
5. Why have I received an orange tag?