Phone: (239) 590-1414
Fax: (239) 590-1033
FGCU can now commingle recyclables: Plastics 1-7, Glass, Metal & Mixed Paper all in the same bin!
Aluminum: beverage cans, aluminum foil, aluminum pie pans
Glass: clear, brown, or green glass bottles and jars
Metal: soup, fruit, juice, pet food, tuna, and vegetable cans; fully emptied aerosol cans
Paper: newspaper; magazines; brown, white, and colored paper bags; phone books; junk mail; catalogs; office and computer paper; corrugated cardboard (such as moving boxes); cardboard (such as cereal boxes, gift boxes, pasta boxes, etc.); gift wrapping paper (no ribbons or bows please)
Plastic: containers marked #1 through #7, including water bottles, milk jugs, detergent and bleach bottles, soda bottles, shampoo bottles, butter or whipped topping tubs; #2 black nursery plant pots
Note: While cleaner is better, recyclable items do NOT have to be perfectly clean before throwing it in the campus recycling bins. Please empty cans, bottles, and other containers as much as possible and toss it into the bin.
What to do with....
ADDITIONAL RECYCLING LOCATIONS FOR OTHER ITEMS ON CAMPUS:
*FGCU collects plastic bags and Styrofoam in the Work Management Center, Campus Support Complex, Room 30.
For questions, comment or concerns please contact Vikki McConnell, Physical Plant, 590-1314.
Aluminum: pots and pans, cooking utensils, door screens, lawn furniture
Glass: medicine bottles, dishes, drinking glasses, windows and mirrors, cookware (such as Pyrex or Corning)
Metal: tools, car parts, license plates, cutlery
Paper: shredded paper, paper packaging with wax layer such as in juice boxes or waxed cardboard
Plastic: *plastic bags, *Styrofoam, *polystyrene, plastic utensils, straws, motor oil and antifreeze containers, household chemical waste containers, flower pots (except black #2), medicine vials, egg cartons
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