Recycling

RECYCLING GUIDELINES

Materials

Description

Preparation

Special Notes

Location

Aluminum

Aluminum & bi-metal beverage cans May be flattened to conserve space Aluminum foil & pie pans may be bagged separately South side Gourley Greenhouse

Tin

Tin-lined, steel cans contain food products May be flattened to conserve space NO aerosol containers or cans containing hazardous waste, such as paint, propane, oil, etc. South side Gourley Greenhouse

Glass

Brown & clear bottles and jars Recycle metal lids with tin; broken glass included (if right kind) NO window glass, dishware, bakeware, pyrex, ceramics, decorative glass, light bulbs, televisions, etc South side Gourley Greenhouse

Plastic

ONLY drink containers, Milk Jugs (clear and yellow), Detergent Bottles any color

May be flattened to conserve space

Look for the recycling symbol and the #1 or #2

South side Gourley Greenhouse

Cardboard

Corrugated cardboard Flatten NO glossy or wax-coated cardboard, no egg cartons

East side of Williams Hall

West side of FAHRP

Paper

Any regular officepaper--white or colored & regular envelopes Keep dry; no need to remove staples NO window envelopes

Contact:
Sanmandy Enterprises (330) 435-4455

Newspaper

Daily/Sunday newspapers & advertisements Keep dry May include 1-page glossy inserts

Contact:
Sanmandy Enterprises (330) 435-4455

Magazines

All types Keep dry Includes glue-bound pamphlets, phone books & catalogs

Contact:
Sanmandy Enterprises (330) 435-4455

Electronics

Computers/accessories, printers, faxes, typewriters, copy machines, cell phones Remove from inventory; C&SS will  clean hard drive on computers—form needed Look for email notification. 

Contact:
Environmental Health & Safety

287-0111

Cartridges: Inkjet/Laser

All kinds Follow instructions of company you’re using to recycle Done through individual departments; if usable, you’ll get credit towards cash; others are recycled & not put into landfill

Some recyclers used by OARDC departments:

Funding Factory

Hazardous Materials

Batteries, chemicals, solvents LABEL all containers

Collection 1st Monday of Month. Look for email notification.

No items from home.

ContactEnvironmental Health & Safety

287-0111

 

For information on any of the above items, or questions on disposal of wastes, please contact either Facilities Services or Research Operations