Recycling

PAPER & CARDBOARD

 

     newspapers

     magazines

     catalogs

     white and colored paper (lined, copier, computer, staples OK)

     mail and envelopes (any color, window envelopes OK)

     paper bags

     wrapping paper

 

CARDBOARD

 

     soft-cover books

     telephone books

     paperbacks, comics, etc.; no spiral bindings

     cardboard egg cartons 

     trays

     smooth cardboard

        -  food and shoes boxes,

        -  tubes,

        -  file folders,

        -  cardboard from product packaging

     paper cups (empty and clean)

     corrugated cardboard boxes (flattened and tied)

 

Place all paper recyclables together in CLEAR bags, or in any bin labeled with GREEN recycling decals or marked "MIXED PAPER".

 

Or place in the white dumpster for paper recycling,

if your building has one.)

Flatten and bundle large pieces of corrugated cardboard and tie with sturdy twine, or break into small pieces to place in your recycling bin or bag.

 

(Or place loose in the white dumpster for paper recycling, if your building has one.)

See how you can reduce your junk mail.

 

Don't include the following with your paper recycling (see why):

 

     napkins,

     paper towels,

     tissues

     soiled paper plates

     cups

     paper soiled with food or

     paper with liquid

     paper with a lot of tape and glueplastic- or wax-coated

     paper (candy wrappers, take-out containers, etc.)

     hotographic paper

     hardcover books

 

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