Referencing the Waste Management website the following are some helpful rules.
Rule 1 – Recycle plastic bottles, aluminum and tin cans, office paper and cardboard.
Rule 2 – Keep food and liquid out of your recycling. Clean all items before putting in bin.
Rule 3 – No loose plastic bags and no bagged recyclables.
Refer to website wm.com for more info.
Yard waste and food can be composted through other sources.