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Recycling Receptacle Guide

(3) Bin Recycling Receptacles

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Locations: Interior Building Lobbies & Hallways

Container Composition: 100% Recycled Content

Products Recycled: Paper, Bottles & Cans, Waste Click here for a list of locations.

Click here for a list of locations.

Open Top Receptacles

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Locations: Interior Building Lobbies & Hallways

Size: 20 Gallon Open Top

Products Recycled: Bottles & Cans, Waste

(2) Bin Recycling Receptacles

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Locations: Interior Building Lobbies

Container Composition: 100% Recycled Content

Products Recycled: E-Waste & Printer Toner/Ink Cartridges

Click here for a list of locations.

Victor Stanley Receptacles


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Locations: Exterior Locations

Size: 20 Gallon Open Top

Products Recycled: Bottles & Cans, Waste

Big Belly Solar Compactor Receptacles

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Locations: Exterior Locations

Products Recycled: Bottles & Cans, Waste

Information: The Big Belly Solar Compactor is a patented compacting waste receptacle that is solar powered. Instead or requiring a grid connection, The Big Belly receptacle only takes as much space as the footprint of an ordinary trash receptacle, but its capacity is five times greater. These receptacles are located on the academic mall.

"Red Hot" Clothing Recycling Receptacles

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Locations: Exterior Locations

Products Recycled: Clothing

Information: A total of twelve "Red Hot" clothing recycling receptacles are located near Campus Residence buildings. The bins feature Wolfie and the University color to help promote pride and encourage the recycling of clothing, linens, sneakers and shoes.

Click here for a list of locations.

Classroom Recycling Bin Guide

Classroom Slim Jims

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23 gallon receptacles, one for bottles and cans, mixed paper, and waste are placed in all classrooms.

Residential Bottle & Can Brute Containers

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32 gallon blue bottle and can brute containers are located in each residential recycling room clearly marked by a grey restrictive lid.

Residential Waste Brute Containers

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32 gallon grey waste brute containers are located in each residential recycling room for all items that cannot be reused or recycled.

Residential Paper Slim Jim

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23 gallon blue paper slims jims can be found in each residential recycling room clearly marked with a restrictive lid.

Residential Room Bins

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28 quart bins are located in every residential room. The blue bin is designated for recyclables and the black bin for waste. Empty your in your designated recycling room.


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