What to do with everything else

What to do with everything else

There are many items that do not fit into the recycling containers around campus or are not on the guidelines pages. Below, you will find a list of items Recycling accepts outside office paper, beverage containers, and compostable items.

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 work order to FM&P for removal. 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

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 10. No applicances. Contact Recyclng for more information.

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

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

Place 1-2 printer cartridges in a paper recycling barrel - Recycling will sort out and recycle. If you have more than a few cartridges, please box them and write a work order to have them picked up.

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 Building 10, Room 232. For large amounts, submit ICO to FMP for pick-up and delivery.

Surplus Property

Surplus Property

  • What do I do? Submit a work order 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

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