The amount of things and materials that are going to be accepted for recycling in Arlington is going to dramatically increase tomorrow. New, larger wheeled bins will be delivered to all homes over the next eight weeks, but expanded acceptance starts with tomorrow’s pickups – customers should simply keep using their existing bins.
They might have trouble fitting everything in, however. Plastics will expand to include numbers 1 through 7, and cardboard boxes no longer need to be broken down. Added to the list are foil (trays and used sheets), milk cartons, rigid plastics (flower pots, etc), empty aerosol cans and plastic bags.
It’s a big jump and excellent news.