Compost, Recycling, and Trash

Around the east side of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center there are stations for all your Compost, Paper Recycling, Plastic/Container Recycling, and Trash. 

Things that go in the Compost Bin:

  • All Food Scraps (including meat and bones)
  • Compostable Service Ware
  • Compostable cups
  • Paper Products with food on them (including frozen meal boxes)
  • Waxed Paper
  • Napkins, Tissues, and Paper Towels


Things that go in the Paper Bin:

  • Office paper
  • Copier paper
  • Computer paper
  • Newspaper
  • Colored paper
  • Post-It Notes
  • Brochures
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Envelopes
  • File folders
  • Envelopes
  • Paper back books
  • Notebook paper
  • Exam books
  • Phone books
  • Directories
  • Catalogs
  • Pamphlets
  • Paper board



Things that go in the Plastic or Containers Bin:

  • Glass bottles and jars of all colors
  • All types of metal cans
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Milk Cartons
  • Drink Boxes
  • #1-7 Plastic bottles
  • #5 plastic yogurt cups and margarine/butter tubs

 

Things that go in the Trash Bin:

  • Anything that doesn't go in any of the other bins.


Here is a more detailed list of things that can recycled!
http://www.obviously.com/recycle/guides/shortest.html

If you do not have a bin for recycling, have too much material for your bin or are not sure if something is recyclable, contact the Recycling Information Line (x41777).