How To Recycle It at OSU

instructional graphic for container recycling

Item

What to do:

Cartons (e.g. for milk or broth)

Bin:
Instructions: 
Empty/rinse & place in nearest bin. Ball up foil. Empty aerosol cans acceptable if contained non-hazardous material. NO food contamination, plastic bags or wrap, plastic to-go containers, coffee cups, plates, flatware, labware or window glass, please.

Glass 

  • Bottles
  • Jars

Bin:  Slim Jim or Red Bin (depts.)
Instructions: Empty/rinse & place in nearest bin. Ball up foil. Empty aerosol cans acceptable if contained non-hazardous material. NO food contamination, plastic bags or wrap, plastic to-go containers, coffee cups, plates, flatware, labware or window glass, please.

 

Metal 

  • Cans
  • Foil
  • Lids
  • Mint tins
  • Aerosol
Bin: Slim Jim or Red Bin (depts.)
Instructions: Empty/rinse & place in nearest bin. Ball up foil. Empty aerosol cans acceptable if contained non-hazardous material. NO food contamination, plastic bags or wrap, plastic to-go containers, coffee cups, plates, flatware, labware or window glass, please.

Plastic 

  • Bottles
  • Tubs
  • Jugs
  • Jars
Bin: Slim Jim or Red Bin (depts.)
Instructions: Empty/rinse & place in nearest bin. Ball up foil. Empty aerosol cans acceptable if contained non-hazardous material. NO food contamination, plastic bags or wrap, plastic to-go containers, coffee cups, plates, flatware, labware or window glass, please.

Container recycling signDownload the wall sign for container recycling

If you work for an OSU department and would like to request more bins, please see our service request form.

Go to the Recycling Guide main page