How to Recycle
Recycling is one of the easiest things you can do to make UI more sustainable. Whether you are walking through various buildings, living in a residence hall, working in an office, or attending an event, recycling options are available everywhere, all of the time. Not matter where you are, follow these simple steps to ensure you are recycling properly.
1. Find out what you can recycle.
2. Rinse or wipe off food residue and empty liquids from your recyclable items.
3. Flatten all cardboard.
4. Place your recyclables into the recycling bin nearest you.
Recycle On Campus
Find out what you can recycle. Most recycling on campus is single-stream (aka mixed recycling), which means all recycla...
Recycle At Events
Plan your event with recycling in mind. Borrow recycling and/or compost containers from the Office of Sustainability.
Recycle Off Campus
Learn about off-campus recycling in Iowa City and in Coralville.
Other Recycling Options
You can keep hard-to-recycle items out of the landfill by finding other reuse and recycling options.UI Surplus resells o...