PROBLEM: Pizza boxes are a source of confusion. In the past, greasy pizza boxes were banished to disposal; however, due to advancements in recycling processing, this item is now permitted for curbside collection once all food waste has been removed from it.

SOLUTION: Remove plastic liner and all food waste from pizza boxes prior to recycling.

Inform your friends and family that greasy pizza boxes are now accepted in Newton’s curbside recycling regardless of grease.