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

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