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Rensselaer Recycles!

What Can I Recycle?
 
RPI Recycling Guidelines
  1. Please clean out and rinse all recyclable containers.
  2. Please do not put food wastes or other non-recyclable items into the bins. Doing so makes all the materials worthless.
Container Recycling
 
Glass, bottles and jars
Metals, tin and aluminum cans
Plastics, Containers with the numbers, 2 or 3 printed on their underside, plastic shopping bags.
 
Paper Only -Recycling Includes
 
Newspapers
Magazines
White (office) paper
Computer paper
Envelopes (with clear windows removed)
Soft cover books
Post-its
Recycling Pick up Tuesday
 
Cardboard Only Recycling
 
Corrugated Cardboard
Remove all Styrofoam from corrugated boxes, flatten and place in tan dumpsters marked Clean Cardboard Only or in building cardboard collection area.
 
What Can't I Throw out Legally?
 
Electronics including Monitors, TVs and Large Items or Large Quantities
Call 276-2284 OR 2000 to have them picked up.
Email fixx@rpi.edu or recycling@rpi.edu
 
Tires
Computer Monitors
Television Sets
Microwave Ovens
Electronics
Appliances Containing Refrigerants
 
Other Hazardous Wastes
 
Including compact fluorescent light bulbs, paint, oils, chemicals
Call 276-6427 Environmental Health & Safety.
 
Hazardous Waste
Industrial Waste
Regulated Medical Waste
Asbestos
Liquid Waste
Paints
Chemicals
Gasoline or any other Fuels
Propane and/or Propane Tanks

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