More than half of what we throw away can be recycled. Recycling should be apart of our daily routines, Re-Pete encourages Highland residents to help conserve landfill space, preserve natural resources, and control rising waste disposal costs.

What You Can Recycle

  1. Aluminum & Tin (Labels May Stay On)
  2. Cardboard
  3. Glass
  4. Mixed Paper & Newspaper
  5. Plastics Number 1 - 7
  • Aluminum foil
  • Aluminum food and soda cans
  • Pie tins
  • Steel or tin cans (e.g. tuna cans)

Items Not to Recycle

  • Bathroom waste - Carbon paper
  • Clothing or shoes - Rags
  • Disposable diapers - Flooring or carpet
  • Food waste - Ribbon
  • Hoses or lawn furniture - Window glass
  • Pizza boxes with food residue - Aerosol or paint cans
  • Soiled paper or cardboard - Plastic children’s toys or pools
  • Wax paper


Please do not contaminate your recycling cart with trash and/or yard waste. All materials placed in your blue cart should be relatively clean, dry, and empty.