What Bin Does It Go In?
What can be recycled on campus? Check the list below to find out. Also, look for this recycling poster on or above recycling bins on campus.
Before placing items in the recycling bin, be sure items are:
- CLEAN - items must not have any food residue, liquids, or grease spots on them
- DRY - items must be dry
- EMPTY - items must be empty
The items below are not recyclable in campus recycling bins. Some items may be recyclable if collected separately, check with your Building Coordinator to find out if your building has any special collection programs. Additionally, some items may be compostable if compost collection is available (look for the compost logo in the bottom right hand corner). Check with your Building Coordinator to find out if your building has compost collection. Also, look for this landfill poster on or above landfill bins on campus.
Compost collection is available in some buildings on campus. Below is a list of items accepted for composting at the Iowa City Compost Facility. However, the items accepted for composting on campus may vary by location. Check with your Building Coordinator to determine what is compostable in your building. Learn more about compost programs on campus. If composting is not available, these items should go in the regular landfill bins.