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.
Special Recycling Items
The following items can be recycled at the ETSU Recycling Center only (for pick-up, call 439-7900):
- cfl bulbs
- computer equipment
- printer ink cartridges
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
For more resources about recycling at ETSU, click on the links below:
Call 439-7766 if you would like a
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