What You Can Recycle at LCC

What you can recycle at Lane Community College

Aluminum

Cans, Foil, Food Containers

  • What do I do? Empty
  • Where do they go? Place in designated Green Barrels marked "Cans and Bottles"

Batteries (more on batteries)

Alkaline (non-rechargeable flashlight-type batteries - AAA, AA, C, D)

  • What do I do? Discard in trash.  No recycling option.
  • Where do they go? Discard in trash.  No recycling option

Lead-Acid (Car Batteries), Lithium, Mercury, Ni-Cad, NiMH

  • What do I do? Separate according to type in plastic bags & collect in central location
  • Where do they go? Submit ICO to FM&P for removal or deliver to FM&P department office Room 204, Bldg. 7.

Cardboard

Corrugated

  • What do I do? Flatten
  • Where do they go? Place in brown wooden collection boxes or place behind paper barrels

"Thin" (cereal box type)

  • What do I do? Flatten
  • Where do they go? Place in designated Blue Barrels marked "Other Paper"

Electronics

All Electronics

  • Where does it go? Submit ICO to FM&P for removal.  Electronics are donated for reuse or are recycled. All Electronics must be recycled through FM&P, particularly monitors and televisions. These items contain lead and are a hazardous waste. The college could receive large fines for disposing of these items in a dumpster.

Glass

Bottles, Jars

  • What do I do? Empty, remove cap
  • Where do they go? Place in designated Green Barrels marked "Cans and Bottles"

Plate Glass

  • What do I do? Currently no recycling option
  • Where do they go? Place directly in dumpster; do not place in local can

Pyrex

  • What do I do? Currently no recycling option
  • Where do they go? Place directly in dumpster; do not place in local can

Broken Glass

  • What do I do? Currently no recycling option
  • Where do they go? Place directly in dumpster; do not place in local can

Metal Scrap

Metal Scrap

  • Where do they go? Place in the metal recycling drop box to the east of Building 9.  No refridgerators.  Motors must be removed.

Paper

White / Computer

  • What do I do? Recycle as is (staples & paper clips okay)
  • Where do they go? Place in designated Blue Barrels marked "White/Computer Paper"

Other Paper*

  • What do I do? Avoid use of neon and bright colors as these are difficult to recycle
  • Where do they go? Place in designated Blue Barrels marked "Other Paper"

Confidential - Shredded by your department

  • What do I do? Leave in plastic bag
  • Where do they go? Place in or next to Blue Barrel marked "Other Paper"

Confidential - Shredded by Recycling

  • What do I do? Call Recycling Services for pick-up and shredding at (541) 463-5714
  • Where do they go? Call Recycling Services for pick-up and shredding at (541) 463-5714

*Other Paper: Newspaper, colored paper, thin cardboard, envelopes (even w/windows and labels), post-its, NCR paper

Plastic

Bottles

  • What do I do? Empty, remove and discard cap
  • Where do they go? Place in designated Green Barrels marked "Cans and Bottles"

Tubs & Jars Containers

  • What do I do? Tubs & Jars labeled #1-5 & 7 are recyclable (#6 is not recyclable).  Rinse and remove lid.
  • Where do they go? Place in designated Green barrels marked "Glass, Cans, and Plastic"

Plastic Bags

  • What do I do? Recycling barrels for plastic film/bags are located outside of the Bookstore
  • Where do they go? Place in blue "plastic bag" collection container outside of the Bookstore, or reuse, or recycle at local grocery store

Printer Cartridges

Option 1

  • What do I do? Return to manufacturer--they will recycle
  • Where do they go? Read manufacturer's instructions for return address/procedures

Option 2

  • What do I do? Refill cartridge through local vendor
  • Where do they go? Look in the Yellow Pages under "Computers--Supplies and Parts"

Styrofoam

Packing Peanuts

  • What do I do? Place in bag or box--clean peanuts only!
  • Where do they go? Place next to any Blue or Green recycling barrel or Brown recycling box

Block styrofoam

  • What do I do? Currently no recycling option at Lane
  • Where do they go? Dispose in Trash

Surplus Office Supplies

Office Supplies

  • What do I do? Make sure items are in good, usable condition.
  • Where do they go? Place in the Reusable Office Supply Exchange in Room 120A in the Cafeteria. For large amounts, submit ICO to FMP for pick-up and delivery.

Surplus Property

Surplus Property

  • What do I do? Submit an ICO to FM&P to have the items picked up.
  • Where do they go? Items are donated, sold, or recycled according to the College Procedure on Equipment Disposal

Tin Cans

Cans

  • What do I do? Rinse, remove label, remove top and bottom with a can opener (if possible), and flatten (if possible).
  • Where do they go? Place in green recycling barrel marked "Cans and Bottles"

Wood Scrap

Wood Scrap

  • What do I do? Call FM&P at (541) 463-5455 for removal or place in wood recycling drop box in the northeast parking lot