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Recycling – Tip of the Week: Composting at OSU

Friday, June 1st, 2012

This post summarizes current options for composting on campus – in your department and while dining on campus – as well as what happens to the compost that is collected. How to Compost in your Department: 1. Worm Bins Use red wigglers to break down your waste. This option is great for those who would […]

Recycling – Tip of the Week: Special recyclables

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Recyclable of the week: Special recyclables These are items that are not accepted in general recycle bins on campus, but can be recycled if collected separately. They are collected from departments and students living on campus (not from off campus, except during special collection events that are open to the public). WHAT is recyclable and […]

Recycling – Tip of the Week: Requesting recycling signs

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Recycling can be made easier for you and others in your building if extra signage is posted to guide and remind people how to recycle! Signs available for download We currently offer the signs below for download. You may download and print them yourself, or request we mail them to you (see below for instructions). […]

Recycling – Tip of the Week: Requesting recycle bins

Friday, May 11th, 2012

How to request new or extra recycle bins Would you and your colleagues recycle more if you had more recycle bins available in your building? Are you missing a recycle bin for containers in your office break room? Do you need a desk side bin? Do you have a paper recycling bagstand that is in […]

Recycling – Tip of the Week: Cardboard Recycling

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Recyclable of the week: Cardboard See more details in our online Recycle Guide or download our brochure. WHAT is accepted: Corrugated cardboard boxes that have been flattened EMPTY pizza boxes, only if they are not contaminated with oil and food HOW to recycle it: Empty all non-cardboard contents (i.e. packaging) Flatten (to minimize the space […]

Recycling – Tip of the Week: Carton Recycling

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Recyclable of the week: Cartons See more details in our online Recycle Guide or download our brochure. WHAT is accepted: These are the only plastic-coated paper products that are accepted for recycling: Folding-top (milk, juice) Rectangular (juice boxes, broth, milks) Tetra pak (non-refrigerated tofu) HOW to recycle it: Empty or rinse (the easiest way to […]

Recycling – Tip of the Week: Glass Recycling

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Recyclable of the week: Glass WHAT is accepted: See images of these items in our online Recycle Guide or download our brochure. Glass bottles, any color – iced tea, iced coffee, toiletries, alcoholic beverages, etc. Glass jars – salsa, condiments, canned food, nut butter, etc. HOW to recycle it: Empty or rinse, and keep lids […]

Recycling – Tip of the Week: Metal Recycling

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Recyclable of the week: Metals WHAT is accepted: See images of these items in our online Recycle Guide or download our brochure. Aluminum cans Tin cans Aluminum foil (crumple into a loose ball) Metal lids (jar lids and bottle caps) Tin containers and their lids (mints, cookies, tea etc.) Empty aerosol cans w/ plastic lids […]

Recycling – Tip of the Week: Plastics Recycling

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Recyclable of the week: Plastics WHAT is accepted: See images of these items in our online Recycle Guide or download our brochure. Bottles (containers with openings that are smaller than their body) – beverages, condiments, toiletries, etc Jugs (bottles with a handle) – laundry soap, milk, etc Tubs (cylindrical container with a top that is […]

Recycling – Tip of the Week: Paper Recycling

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Recyclable of the week: Paper WHAT is accepted: See images of these items in our online Recycle Guide or download our brochure. Computer paper of any color Barometer and other newspapers Glossy paper magazines, ad inserts, etc Envelopes with windows, paper folders Paperboard (heavy, non-corrugated paper such as cracker boxes) Whole books, OSU directories, whole […]