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What To Recycle

You can download an Excel spreadsheet of our Recycle Right chart here: 


Paper Products:
·          white and colored paper
·          file folders (all colors)  
·          envelopes
·          self-adhesive notes
·          card stock (poster board, soda cartons, manila)
·          adding machine tape
·          fax paper
·          books (soft and hardcover)
·          newspaper
·          magazines and catalogs
·          spiral notebooks (please remove spiral binding)
·          junk mail
·          shredded paper (bag and place beside roll-carts, not inside of them)
·          Phone books
Cardboard boxes: (Please remove Styrofoam packaging and all other contents, and break down boxes.) 
All Empty Food Containers: (Free of food waste)
·          Empty plastic containers #1-7's
·          Plastic margarine tubs
·          Yogurt cups 
·          Tin Cans
·          Steel Cans
·          Glass Containers
·          Aluminum Cans 
Large Toner Cartridges: (Please have toners in original packaging.)
Currently we pick up toners weekly from the following locations:
·          LBJ Student Center
·          Alkek Library
·          Nueces Building 
·          The Print shop
·          JCK Building
·          Hines Building
If you would like your toner cartridges picked up: Please call us or fill out a Pick Up Request Form.
Batteries, Ink Cartridges, & Phones:
  • Used Batteries
  • Ink Jet Cartridges
  • Cell Phones
Unacceptable Items
·          Kitchen and food waste – includes pizza boxes, paper plates, cups, and food wrappers
·          Bathroom waste (paper towels and tissues)
·          Plastic grocery bags 
·          Plastic eating utensils
·          Plastic rings from 6-packs
·          Plastic packaging
·          Bubble wrap
·          Styrofoam
·          Tyvek envelopes and other Tyvek products