Note: Any office that generates large quantities of items to be recycled can arrange for a special pickup of these materials by submitting a work order form. If you are cleaning out your office please request that a Blue Otto be delivered to your office and please make sure the Otto is only filled 3/4's so that the cover can shut, over filling the Otto makes it difficult for the students to transport back to the recycling transfer station.
You can place your office recyclable materials in the white containers that are located in all offices. These containers are for "paper only."
|Acceptable Items||Non-Acceptable Items|
|Place the following items in the White Recycling Bins:||Place the following items in the TRASH!|
|Computer Paper||Blue Prints|
|White Ledger Paper||Carbon Paper|
|Envelopes (Except Brown) with/without windows||Dunkin Donuts Cups|
|Colored Paper||Paper Towels|
|Fax Paper||Tissue Paper|
|Note: All of the above can be mixed, except computer paper.||Plastic Packaging|
|Place these items in Blue Otto (request from recycling):||Styrofoam Packaging Blocks|
|Magazines||Plastic Films (garage, grocery, food bags)|
|Hanging File Folders (remove metal hangers)|
|Manilla & Colored File Folders|
|Books (Soft /Hard Cover ) Remove and dispose covers.|
Large blue containers (Ottos) are placed in any hallway where vending machines are located and in the student dormitory laundry areas. These hold "Aluminum cans-plastic and glass."
|All Clear and Colored Bottles/Containers #'s 1-7|
Unfortunately we do not encourage recyclables brought in from home. There are liability issues involved not to mention BSU already generates more then enough of waste per month and any more would put a greater burden on the system.
Most types of cardboard are acceptable, however boxes that are treated with a wax or plastic coating are not acceptable and should be disposed of as trash. Please breakdown the boxes if possible. If you have a large number of boxes that are extremely heavy you can arrange a special pick up by submitting a work order. All packing materials must be removed from each box.
Straight Fluorescent Lamps, U-Tubes, Compact Fluorescent Lamps, and Bulbs are collected by the custodians and placed in Fiber Drums for pick up by the recycling crew.
Small green buckets labeled "Batteries" are located on each floor for battery collection. Nickel-Cadmium Batteries-Size A-AA-AAA-C-D-9VOLT (any type of Ni-Cad battery) are collected. PLEASE DO NOT PLACE TRASH IN THESE BUCKETS!
Each building has a recycling site where large blue containers (Otto) are located. These ottos are used by the recycling (student) floor workers to dump the recycling materials they collect from each office. Please feel free to take your recycling down to the building sites and place it into the blue ottos, this will help us out especially during winter, spring and summer breaks.
Last Modified: February 5, 2013