Products Made From Your Recyclables

Have you ever wondered what happens to your recyclables after they leave the curb? The contents in your yellow and blue recycling bins are processed, sorted and baled at our Recovered Materials Processing Facility (RMPF). The sorted bales are then sold to companies that make new products.

Some products made from your yellow bin material:

Paper and cardboard:

  • Pizza boxes
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Core rolls (toilet and paper towel rolls)
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Paper bags
Paper and Cardboard

Some products made from your blue bin material:


  • SWA recycle bins
  • Beverage bottles
  • Detergent bottles
  • Fuel jugs
  • T-shirts
  • Nylon carpet
  • Polyfill for clothing
  • Strapping for pallets
  • Plastic lumber


  • Beverage cans
  • Baseball bats
  • Furniture
  • Auto parts
  • Electrical parts

Tin and steel:

  • Bicycle frames
  • Auto parts
Tin and Steel


  • Containers
  • Jars
  • Bottles
  • Fiberglass
  • Glassphalt