What Can Be Recycled?
What Can Be Recycled?

 

 

Commingled Recycling

The following can be recycled in any LSU Campus green recycling dumpster, blue sidewalk recycling container, or blue indoor recycling bin:

  • Plastic (#1-5) – (Bottles, jugs, containers, etc.)
  • Cardboard – (Corrugated cardboard, box board, frozen food packaging, cereal boxes, etc.)
  • Mixed Paper – (Newspaper, magazines, office paper, etc.)
  • Aluminum/Steel/Tin Cans – (Cans, containers, foil, pie pans, etc.)
  • Glass – (bottles, drinking containers and jars)

Batteries

Used batteries can be recycled in the following centralized locations on campus:

  • Student Union – Information Center
  • Middleton Library – Room 126
  • UREC – Admin. Copy Room
  • Patrick F. Taylor – Stairwell Near Elevator
  • Energy, Coast & Environment – First Floor Lobby
  • Frey Computing Services – 2nd Floor Admin. Area
  • Vet School – Mail Room
  • U-STORES – Lobby
  • Renewable Natural Resources – Lobby

Toner & Ink Cartridges

Toner and ink cartridges can be recycled at University Stores, or by calling the Recycling Office at 578-7968.

 

Vegetative Debris

Vegetative debris may be brought to the Landscape Services roll-off lot and placed in the 30-yard roll-off container designated for the appropriate size of the vegetative debris.  The roll-offs are separated into larger piece of debris (large branches, stumps, and logs), and smaller vegetative waste (leaves, grass, tiny branches), all of which gets reused as mulch.

Scrap Metal

Scrap metal may be brought to the Landscape Services roll-off lot and placed in the 30-yard roll-off container designated for scrap metal.  This must be PURE scrap metal, and any equipment must have the fuel/oil completely drained out of it.

Concrete

Concrete may be brought to the Landscape Services roll-off lot and placed in the 30-yard roll-off container designated for concrete.  No wood or soil loads are allowed.

Electronic Waste (Students)

LSU now partners with the Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council (CACRC) once every semester to hold an electronic waste recycling collection event. Most all  types of electronic waste is collected (cell phones, computers, monitors, CDs, DVDs, DVRs, servers, etc.).  Please check our website periodically or contact our office (578-7968) for information on the next E-Waste collection event.

Electronic Waste (Faculty/Staff)

All electronics (including computers, cell phones, etc.) issued by LSU must be returned to Property Management when it is no longer needed (Property Management 578-6921).

 

 

Fluorescent Bulbs, Motor Oil & Hazardous Waste