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Physical Plant

Physical Plant

Cleartainers Recycling

 
 

The “YES” and “NO” of Campus Recycling.  This is your comprehensive list of what can and cannot be recycled on campus at FGCU.

Any Blue Bin on Campus:

GLASS
 YES  NO
  • Bottles
  • Jars
  • Medicine Bottles
  • Dishes/Drinking Glasses/Glass Cookware (Pyrex)
  • Windows/Mirrors
ALUMINUM
YES NO
  • Cans
  • Foil
  • Pie Plates
  • Cake Pans
  • Pots and Pans
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Screen from Doors/Windows
  • Lawn Furniture
STEEL
YES NO
  • Cans: Soup, Tuna, Juice, Fruit, Vegetable, Pet Food, etc
  • Empty Aerosol Cans (Hairspray, Mousse, Spray Paint, etc)
  • Silverware
  • Tools
  • License Plates
PLASTIC
YES NO
  • Any container labeled #1-#7 (*see exceptions in NO section)
  • Straws
  • Plastic Bags (Drop These off in CSC-30, or take them to Target/Supermarkets)
  • Plastic Silverware
  • Pens/Mechanical Pencils
  • Egg Cartons/Styrofoam (Take these to Supermarkets for Recycling)
  • Any Chemical Container (Antifreeze, Motor Oil, etc)
  • *Plastic Plates/Bowls
PAPER
YES NO
  • Magazines and Catalogs (including course catalogs)
  • Colored Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Printer/Copy Paper, Folders, and Envelopes
  • Cardboard
  • Cereal and Microwave Meal Boxes
  • Shoe Boxes
  • Junk Mail
  • Phone Books
  • Post-It Notes, Business, and Index Cards
  • Anything With a Wax Layer (e.g.: Milk Cartons/Juice Boxes)
  • Any Paper That Makes a Copy of Itself (e.g.: Carbon Paper)

Other Items:

YES NO
Full/Partially Full Empty Aerosol Cans – Contact Environmental Health & Safety for proper disposal

Rechargeable Batteries – not on campus, but Click Here for recycling information

CFL Light Bulbs (Take these to Lowe's for Recycling)