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Recycling at ASU

recycle

Blue Bin Program

Download the blue bin recycling list

Visit the recycling signs page for signs that can be
downloaded and printed to encourage recycling in your area.

Download the Tempe campus
recycle team weekly building schedule/Bin Guide

nonrecyclable

Please NO

Liquids, food, paper towels, napkins

Commingled Recycling: Items listed in the chart below go in the blue bins around campus. Do not see the item you want to recycle below? ASU also has services to recycle specialty items. View specialty items now

PAPER PLASTIC METAL GLASS
If you can rip it, recycle it; any color, any finish; clips, staples and bindings are okay Hard (rigid) plastics only; any number, any color; lids and caps are okay Any metal, labels are okay

Any glass food container; any color; lids and labels are okay
NO paper towels, tissues, napkins, liquids or food waste NO soft plastics (like plastic bags), Styrofoam (including cups), no liquids or food waste NO large scrap metal, electronics, liquids or food waste NO lab glass, mirrors, or ceramics

Examples:
aseptic containers (juice box) brochures
calendars
cardstock
chipboard (cereal boxes, etc) copy/computer paper
corrugated boxes (flattened)
file folders
hard/soft-cover books
junk mail
magazines
manila envelopes
newspapers
paper bags
paper cups (waxy ok)
paper pads/notebooks
paper plates
paperboard (frozen food box)
phonebooks/catalogues 
pizza boxes (grease okay, no pizza)
posters
sticky notes

Examples:
any plastic utensils
clear bottles
clear clamshells (salad container)
clear cups (beverage cup)
clear tubs (candy tub)
microwave food trays (no food)
natural jugs (milk jug, etc.)
opaque bottles
opaque cups (yogurt cup)
opaque jugs (detergent bottle)
plates (disposable event plates)
opaque tubs (cottage cheese tub)
serving platters and lids

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examples:
aluminum cans
aluminum foil (no food waste)
serving trays and lids
steel cans (soup/tuna cans, etc)
storage tins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examples:
bottles (soda bottle, etc)
jars (pickle jar, etc)