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Recycling

ETSU Sustainability

The ETSU Recycling Center is now located at its permanent location in the warehouse behind Buc Ridge housing. Self-service bins are provided at the new location. View map for directions.


What Can be Recycled on Campus?

The following items can be recycled at any self-service recycling station on campus:

 Item                                                     Item Examples  

 All plastics #1 - 7                                      Plastic bottles, jugs, containers, etc.

 Plastic wraps, films & bags                      Plastic grocery bags, bread bags, newspaper covers, etc.

 Aluminum and steel cans, lids & pans     Soda cans, empty food cans (including lids), aluminum pans, etc.

 All types of paper & paperboard              Post-Its, computer paper, cereal boxes, magazines, newspaper, etc.

Aluminum and metal cans   Plastic bottlesPaper Recycling  

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Special Recycling Items


The following items can be recycled at the ETSU Recycling Center only (for pick-up, call 439-7900):

  • glass
  • cfl bulbs
  • computer equipment
  • techno-trash
  • printer ink cartridges
  • batteries

         For cardboard and shredded paper:

  • Flatten cardboard and place next to recycling bins or place in marked dumpsters
  • Empty pizza boxes are acceptable!
  • Put shredded paper in clear plastic and place next to waste disposal/recycling stations

What Cannot be Recycled?

  • Styrofoam containers
  • laminated paper
  • napkins/paper towels
  • Saran wrap
  • metal binders
  • foil snack packaging
  • items with food residue
  • compostable containers
  • ceramics, mirrors, windows, Pyrex
  • incandescent light bulbs

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For more resources about recycling at ETSU, click on the links below:

 

         Recycling Handouts                        Recycling Poster                   Minibin Brochure (for faculty and staff)

Recycle at ETSU Handouts         Recycle at ETSU  poster          Minibin Brochure

           Recycling Magnet

 Call 439-7766 if you would like a 
  magnet for your room or office!

Recycling Magnet

 

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