Curbside Recycling

Recycling in Lansing
The city of Lansing offers recycling. The cost of recycling service is included in your trash bill.

Acceptable Recyclable Materials:
  • Advertising Inserts
  • Brochures
  • Carrier Stock (cardboard, drink cartons)
  • Catalogs
  • Chipboard (cereal boxes, gift boxes, etc.)
  • Corrugated Cardboard (2' x 2' pieces)
  • Junk Mail
  • Magazines
  • Manila File Folders
  • Newspaper (no plastic rain bags)
  • Office Paper
  • Recyclable Mixed Paper
  • Telephone Books

Recyclable commingled containers:
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Steel (tin) Food and Beverage Cans

Note: all plastic containers numbered one through seven are now accepted.

Unacceptable materials include:
  • Blueprints
  • Charcoal bags
  • Dark or Fluorescent paper
  • Egg cartons
  • Fertilizer bags
  • Frozen food containers
  • Gift wrap
  • Hanging file folders
  • Hardback books
  • Kitty litter bags
  • Paper cups
  • Paper plates
  • Paper ream wrappers
  • Paper towels
  • Paperback books
  • Pet food bags
  • Photographs
  • Plastic bags
  • Prescription drug bottles/containers
  • Shredded paper
  • Tissue paper

No glass jars or bottles will be collected.