all metal beverage containers are made of aluminum, though some specialty
drinks come in tin containers. Aluminum is not attracted to a magnet.
Empty and dry cans, and remove them from bags or boxes. Please, no
aluminum that has been in contact with food
|Moving boxes, shipping
boxes, and furniture boxes are typically made of corregated cardboard.
Remove all packing materials and fold if possible.
no waxed cardboard, cardboard soiled by food, or paperboard (ie.
cereal boxes, beverage boxes, etc.) Paperboard can be placed in
mixed paper bins instead.
|Sort glass by color,
removing labels is not necessary. Rinsing beverage containers is also
not necessary though they must be empty and dry. Food jars must be
empty of all food residue and rinsed.
no light bulbs, auto (safety) glass, or bottle caps.
JET & TONER CARTRIDGES
Ink-jet and toner cartridges can
be recycled through Emory sole office products provider Staples
when you order a replacement cartridge. Click here
to find out more about Staples cartridge recycling program.
For toner cartridges that are not
purchased through Staples, please call 712-8921 for pick-up.
|Magazines are recycled in mixed paper.Magazines
can be put in Mixed Paper or Newspaper bins. Magazines includes
all glossy or shiny printed paper, as well as paperback books and
phonebooks. Please remove magazines from plastic mailing wrap.
|This is a low quality grade of paper, which includes most anything found in a filing
cabinet, magazines and newspaper. Examples include:
- colored paper
- newspaper and magazines
- phone books
- brown paper packaging
- cardstock-based materials such as file folders, paper bags, and paperboard
(i.e. cereal boxes, beverage boxes)
copier paper ream wrap, blueprints, NCR paper or carbonless copy
|Newspaper is recycled as mixed paper. Newpaper can be put in Magazine
or Mixed Paper carts. Newspaper includes all newsprint,
including the Emory Wheel. Glossy inserts are okay. Newspapers may be dropped
off in paper grocery bags.
remove newspapers from plastic delivery bags.
the campus directory. Phonebooks can be placed in Mixed Paper bins.
|Plastic must be rinsed
and clean. Please remove and discard lids. We are unable to accept
plastic bags of any type, though grocerybags, along with foam egg
cartons, can be recycled at Publix foodstores.
food contamination; plastic vendors stress that plastic must be
|Scrap Metal includes
any metal besides tin and aluminum.
White paper is a very high grade paper and one of Emory Recycles most valuable
commodities. A good guide to determine whether paper is “white” is to tear it. If the
paper is white inside the tear, it is considered white paper.
Examples of acceptable material:
- copier paper
- notebook paper, even if slightly off white
- White paper with colored print or with staples is acceptable
- The Emory Report is printed on white paper.
- Business envelopes without windows (or with windows removed) are
PHONES, PDAS, DATA CARDS, & CELL PHONE ACCESSORIES
Cell phones, PDA's,
cell phone accessories and data cards are recycled by Recellular.
Collection bins for these devices can be found at the following
Law School, Woodruff
Library, White Hall, Goizueta Business School, Cox Hall (outside
computer lab), and the DUC