Plastic Caps Put in Garbage Residents can recycle newspapers, glass, and plastic soda bottles. Only put clean newspaper, plastic and glass bottles. Any contaminants, such as food or liquids, render the material nonrecyclable. Recycling is available at the following locations: McBean ParkMap & DirectionsDrop Off Area: Near Football/Baseball Stadium in the D Street Parking Lot Joiner ParkMap & DirectionsDrop Off Area: Joiner Parkway and Nicolaus Road; Box Located Behind Parking Lot Twelve Bridges Library485 Twelve Bridges DriveMap & Directions(916) 434-2410 Recycle When Attached to the Bottle You can recycle plastic caps if they’re screwed onto plastic bottles or Tetra-Paks (ex. juice or broth box). Throw Away Loose Caps Loose plastic caps cannot be recycled. They are too small for recycling equipment to separate out and recycle with other hard plastics.