What To put out at the curb

Other recyclables

Don’t see your item on the list?

Don’t worry—plenty of everyday items can still be recycled even if the City doesn’t pick them up at the curb.  Here are some examples (click for more information):

Household Hazardous Waste
Computers and TVs

Have something you think you can recycle but aren’t sure what to do with it? Send us your question!

What To put out at the curb

As of July 1st, the city’s recycling processor has changed. With this change, please refer to the following link for a PDF list of what materials are now recyclable:

Philadelphia Recycling List

And don’t forget: Items that may still have use—like clothing, old electronics and housewares—can be donated to organizations like The Salvation Army, Goodwill and Second Mile.

Or you can check out PhillyFreecycle.org, an online materials exchange aimed at keeping materials out of landfills.

Leaves, composting and other organics