Phoenix Sky Harbor
International Airport

Recyclable Materials List

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If you can't reduce, recycle!

If you have more materials to recycle than will fit in your bin, call the work order center for special pickup. 602-273-2000

The following materials are accepted in your recycling bin. All containers must be clean and empty. 

Paper:

  • Cardboard
  • Office paper including windowed envelopes,
  • color paper, file folders and post-it notes
  • Mail, magazines, mixed paper
  • Newspaper
  • Paper bags
  • Paper cups
  • Phone books & paperback books
  • Shredded paper
  • Wrapping paper (non-metalic)
  • Paper cartons
  • Juice boxes, Tetra Paks & aseptic containers
  • Milk and soy milk cartons
  • Paper or frozen food boxes

Plastic:

  • Bottles (all colors and numbers)
  • Food containers and trays
  • Clear or colored plastic milk jugs
  • Dairy tubs
  • Plastic cups
  • Plastic plant pots
  • Plastic buckets
  • Household rigid plastic items such as furniture, and laundry baskets

Metal:

  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum foil & pie tins (clean)
  • Tin cans
  • Ferrous scrap metal
  • Other scrap metals (less than 2’ x 2’ x 2’)

Glass:

  • Bottles
  • Jar
  • No Plate or Pyrex glass

 

Other – These items should be deposited in appropriate collection bins located throughout the airport.

  • Cooking Oil and Grease