Recycling & Information

Recycling Instructions:

  1. Plastic Containers like bottles, jugs and tubs only:
    Preparation: Rinse and clean containers thoroughly, remove and discard lids and sprayers. No need to remove labels.
    NO PLASTIC OIL CONTAINERS OR BAGS, PLACE THESE IN THE TRASH. ALL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SHOULD NEVER BE PLACED IN RECYCLING CONTAINERS.
  2. Aluminum and Tin Cans:
    Preparation: Rinse, clean and remove all food residue. No need to remove paper labels.
    NO SPRAY CANS, PAINT OR CHEMICALS. THESE ARE CONSIDERED TRASH IF EMPTY.
  3. Office Paper, Newspapers and Magazines:
    Preparation: All paper must be clean with no food residue. This includes clean white computer, newspapers, magazines, catalogs and junk mail.
    NO WAXED PAPER, PLASTIC COATED BOXES, USED TISSUES, PAPER TOWELS OR NAPKINS. PLACE THESE ITEMS IN THE TRASH.
  4. Cardboard:
    Preparation: Please flatten corrugated cardboard, paper boxes.
    IF YOU DON'T HAVE A COMMINGLE CONTAINER, PLACE ALL CARDBOARD IN A CARDBOARD ONLY CONTAINER.
  5. Glass Bottles and Jars:
    Preparation: Remove caps, and rinse clean glass. No need to remove paper labels. Place all glass in blue box.
  6. Hazardous / Toxic Materials:
    Gasoline, oil/gas mixtures, liquid paint, petroleum products, pesticides, herbicides, solvents, thinners are prohibited wastes and cannot be recycled or thrown away in the garbage. Please call Lane County Waste Management for information on how to dispose of these items through the Household Hazardous Waste program at 541.682.4120.

Recycling Codes:

 
Polyethylene Terephthalate
(PET)
High Density Polyethylene
(HDPE)
Polyvinyl Chloride
(PVC)
Low Density Polyethylene
(LDPE)
Polypropylene
(PP)
Polystyrene
(PS)
Other Plastics
Properties
Clarity Clear Translucent Clear Translucent Translucent Clear Plastic ID Code "7" is for other plastics
Moisture Barrier Fair to Good Good to Excellent Fair Good Good to Excellent Poor to Fair
Oxygen Barrier Good Poor Good Poor Poor Fair
Max. Temp 120F 145F 140F 120F 165F 150F
Rigidity Moderate to High Moderate Moderate to High Low Moderate to High Moderate to High
Resistance to Impact Good to Excellent Good to Excellent Fair to Good Excellent Poor to Good Poor to Good
Resistance to Heat Poor to fair Good Poor to Fair Fair Good Fair
Resistance to Cold Good Excellent Fair Excellent Poor to Fair Poor
Resistance to Sunlight Good Fair Poor to Good Fair Fair Poor to Fair

 

(541) 688-5622

Royal Refuse Service, Inc.

Mailing Address
PO Box 2312
Eugene, OR 97402

Physical Address
29480 Airport Rd
Eugene, OR 97402