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Recycling Bins Arrive!

LeeAnn Westfall, February 2, 2012

Are you unsure about what goes in the blue recycling bins you’re starting to see on our campuses? Here’s what we can recycle versus what should be sent to the landfill. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Sustainability at ext. 2342.

Recycle (Use the new blue bins!)Trash/Landfill
Aluminum and tin cans
Glass bottles and jars
Plastic bottles, tubs and containers
Cardboard boxes (broken down)
White and colored paper
Newspaper
Books
Magazines
Junk mail
Envelopes
Brochures and pamphlets
Computer printouts
Carbonless receipts
Manuals (with or without glue bindings)
File folders 
Cloth
Ceramics and porcelain
Food-soiled products
Food
Liquids
Plastic bags and plastic wrap
Used paper cups and paper plates
Used paper towels
Used tissues
Waxed cardboard
Waxed paper
Wet or soiled Paper
Styrofoam

LeeAnn Westfall

Sustainability Coordinator, Campus Life

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