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WHAT CAN I RECYCLE?

-All of UMW’s campus utilizes single-stream recycling. This means that you can place all recycling into a single bin and leave the sorting to the professionals. Want to learn more about single-stream and take an inside look at the sorting process? Check out this link for more information!


 

ACCEPTABLE

Paper:

  • Office Paper, Computer Paper, Card Stock Paper & File Folders (White & Colored)
  • Envelopes (Manila, Regular, & Windowed)
  • Post-It Notes

Media:

  • Newspaper, Magazines, Junk Mail
  • Books (Paperback, Textbooks, Hardbacks, & Telephone)
  • Aerosol Cans

Food & Beverage Containers:

  • Cardboard & Paperboard Boxes (Including EMPTY Pizza Boxes)
  • Aluminum & Tin Cans
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Ferrous & Bimetal Food & Beverage Containers
  • #1-#7 Plastic Containers; Not Including #6 Styrofoam (Milk, Detergent, Yogurt, Margarine, etc.)

***Remember to thoroughly rinse all food & beverage containers prior to placing them into bins***

 

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Organic Materials:

  • Food Waste
  • Coffee Station Waste
  • Bathroom Waste
  • Wood or Yard Debris

Electronics & Office Materials:

  • Printer Cartridges (Toner or Inkjet)
  • Wax Coated Paper or Cardboard
  • Cell Phones
  • Batteries
  • Computers & Household Electronics
  • Wire

Household Items & Materials:

  • Styrofoam
  • Light Bulbs
  • Coat Hangers
  • Mirrors, Windows, Auto Glass, Porcelain, Ceramic, Glass Cookware, Drinking Glasses
  • Plastic Bags or Films
  • Hazardous or Toxic Substances (Such as Cleaning Products)