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Campus Recycling Program


Recycle. Reuse. Donate. Don't take it to the landfill. Give it to people who can use it.

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Recycling Guidelines

  • Glass (Clear, Brown, Green)

    Prepare

    Rinse thoroughly, Remove caps and lids. Labels are OK

    DO NOT

    NO Light bulbs, Window or Car Glass, Mirrors, Pyrex, Ceramics or China, Laboratory Glass or Glass Tableware
    NO glass other than food or beverage bottles is acceptable

  •  Paper (Paper, Newspaper, Catalogs and Inserts)

    Prepare

    Must be clean and loose - DO NOT tie or place in plastic bags

    DO NOT

    NO Telephone Books, Wet or Soiled Materials / Books, Wrapping Paper, Hardcover Books, Glossy Magazines, Envelopes with Cellophane, Junk Mail, Grocery Bags or anything with heavy duty staples.

  • Cans (Tin and Aluminum) 

    Prepare

    Rinse thoroughly, may be flattened, no ends unless still attached and folded inside can. Labels are OK

    DO NOT

    NO Paint, Pesticide or Aerosol Cans, Scrap Metal, Screw Caps, Propane Cylinders, Batteries, Silverware, Combined Paperboard / Metal Containers, Foil or Pie Plates

  • Plastic (#2 HDPE and #1 PETE clear only. Milk, Cider, Water, Detergent and Bleach) 

    Prepare

    Remove lids, caps and tops. Must be cleaned. Labels are OK

    DO NOT

    NO Plastic without appropriate HDPE and PETE symbols on base of containers
    NO Motor Oil Containers, Yogurt or Cottage Cheese Containers, Six Pack Rings, Five Gallon Poly Buckets, Toys, Plastic Bags or Medicine Bottles
    NO Containers with tops as wide or wider than the base of the container 

  • Cardboard (Corrugated ONLY) 

    Prepare

    Must be clean, loose, dry and flattened

    DO NOT

    NO Wax or Plastic Coated Cardboard, Pizza Boxes, Food Boxes, Milk or Juice Cartons, Egg Cartons, Cereal or Pasta Boxes

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