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Sustainability News

Sustainability In Action

October 6, 2008


- Newspapers

- Brown Paper Bags

- Chipboard: cereal boxes, shoe boxes, etc. – remove plastic liners

- Corrugated Cardboard – remove plastic wrappers and flatten

- Magazines and catalogs

- Phonebooks

- Printing and Writing paper

- Paperback books

- Junk Mail – envelope windows and labels are OK, remove other non-paper items

- Other Paper – Pamphlets, brochures, file folders, card stock, etc.


- Plastic (PETE) Bottles (narrow neck) – soda, water, etc., No trays or baskets

- Plastic (HDPE) Bottles and jugs (narrow neck) – milk, water, juice,

liquid detergents, shampoo, etc. No hazardous material containers*


- Aluminum Cans

- Steel/Tin Cans – non-hazardous empty aerosol cans are OK.

Please no other steel.

- Milk Cartons and Drink Boxes

*hazardous materials include pesticides, herbicides, automotive fluids, pool chemicals, etc.

Cathie Fox

Director, Facilities Management