Municipality of Carolina

Recycle: Materials

  • Fibers: paper, magazines, books, newspapers, carton
  • Plastic type 1 and 2 (Pete and HDPE) such as: bottles of water, sodas, milk, juices and bottles of detergent.
  • Metals: aluminum cans (sodas and beer) and brass metal cans (beans, sauces, soups, etc.)

Selection of recyclable materials

  • Materials are received at the plant
  • Separated by category
  • Recovery of recyclable materials directly from domestic waste

Materiales Reciclables

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Materials we recycle

  • Carton
  • Newspapers
  • Phonebooks
  • Aluminum and metal cans
  • Plastic (PET and HDPE)
  • Office paper
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Materials we do not process

  • Aluminum trays
  • Plastic bags and wrappers
  • Crystal bottles
  • Electronic cables
  • Ceramics
  • Window glass
  • Juice or milk cartons
  • Pesticide or herbicide containers
  • Paint, solvents and additive containers
  • Plastic containers from code 3 to 7

Recommended practices around the office

  • Recycle materials such as paper, envelopes, staples, boxes, and containers, among others
  • Buy recycled fiber paper
  • Use both sides of paper
  • Use other side of papers for drafts
  • Substitute disposable plates, cubs and mugs for reusable plastic or glass
  • Saturate vital information through newsletters, emails, bulletin boards, press releases, etc.
  • Donate equipment that is going to be replaced (such as archives, chairs, tables, desks, telephones, etc.) to non-profit organizations.
  • Recycle ink cartridges and toners by contacting corresponding centers (see section List of Gathering Centers in Puerto Rico)
  • Recycle Christmas trees and phone guides by taking them to their corresponding gathering centers (see sections Phone Guide Recycling Centers and Christmas Tree Recycling Centers)


Our Commercial Clients

  • Walmart
  • Amigo
  • Upr
  • Aireko
  • Ccenter