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What does not go in the Green Bin

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  • Plastic wrap, baggies, sandwich bags
  • Plastic items such as food containers (e.g. yogurt or margarine tubs), cutlery
  • Plastic milk bags
  • Styrofoam
  • Foil
  • Wax paper
  • Candles
  • Artificial flowers and plants
  • Leather, textiles, clothing
  • Rugs, carpets
  • Cigarette butts, tobacco
  • Corks (from wine bottles, etc.)
  • Gum
  • Gift wrap
  • Popsicle sticks and toothpicks
  • Ear cleaners, cotton balls, make-up removal pads, dental floss
  • Disposable mop sheets
  • Dryer lint, dryer sheets
  • Vacuum cleaner bags and contents
  • Dead animals
  • Fireplace or BBQ ashes
  • Wood
  • Recyclable materials