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Student Housing Waste Diversion Guide

Reusables

ReusablesCollection bins for Reusables are located at the Area Service Desks. Reusable items are donated to the Aggie Reuse Store located on campus in the Memorial Union.

Mixed Recyclables

Mixed recyclablesAll Student Housing areas are collecting recyclables in one bin, which is known as Mixed Recycling. In other words, paper can be put into the same bin as aluminum cans - no need to separate the items.

Mixed Recyclables + Cardboard

Mixed recyclables plus cardboardCorrugate cardboard must be flattened and taken outside to be recycled - cardboard cannot be placed into any chutes. Click on area for cardboard recycling locations: Cuarto, Segundo, Tercero.

Organic Waste

Organic waste (composting)Centralized yellow toters labeled compost are available to collect Organic Waste that will be sent to a commercial facility to produce compost. Click on area for organic waste collection locations: Cuarto, Segundo, Tercero.

Electronic Waste (eWaste)

Electronic waste (e-waste)Collection bins for eWaste are located at the Area Service Desks.

Hazardous Waste

Hazardous wasteUsed Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFL’s) can be exchanged at the Area Service Desk.

Landfill

LandfillWaste that cannot be disposed of in any of the ways above will go in containers marked Landfill.

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