What does not go in my single-stream cart?

The following items are not recyclable in the City of Reno:

  • Food
  • Household Hazardous Waste
    • CFL light bulbs
    • Motor oil
    • Antifreeze bottles
    • Paint
  • Plastic bags
  • Needles
  • Cords and wires
  • Clothing
  • Diapers
  • Broken cups and dishes
  • Food Soiled Paper
  • Plastic serving utensils
  • Plastic cups and dishes
  • Soiled Paper towels
  • Electronics and batteries
  • Snack bags and wrappers
  • Polystyrene foam
  • Garden hoses