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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.

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 or 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)
  • Plasticware
  • Pens/mechanical oencils
  • Egg scartons/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)