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Recycling Overview


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So you want to reduce your impact on the environment? Good. Why not start with something simple like slowing the flow of your trash to the landfill by recycling? What's that, you aren't sure of what you can recycle on campus? Well just take a look at the pages below to find out how to properly recycle different materials on campus, in res halls, and off campus.

How and what to recycle depends on your location, location, location!

For more information about recycling on and off campus, follow the links below and begin to answer the questions you have about recycling!

Paper and Cardboard
Plastic
Metal
Other Recycling

For a quick-reference sheet about off-campus reuse and recycling locations, take a look at the Stillwater Recycling Directory produced by Sustainable Stillwater.

If you're intereseted in what OSU has been recycling recently click here!

Remember that recycling needs to be as homogeneous as possible. Please keep your recycling clean and rinse items if necessary. If you don’t know whether or not to recycle something, take some time to get educated on all the materials that are recyclable in your community. The environment will thank you! Contaminated batches of recyclable material get sent to the landfill, so please don’t waste the efforts of others by tossing without thinking.

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