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Walla Walla Curbside Recycling  525-1482 

RECYCLABLE ITEMS FIRST: REDUCE or REUSE THEN:WHERE TO RECYCLE WHAT TO RECYCLE WHAT NOT TO RECYCLE
Ledger Paper And
Computer Paper

-use both sides
-decrease margins
-use small print
-use recycled paper
-consider e-mail
-use scratch paper

-blue trash cans all over campus
-at the Outhouse
-all paper -plastic windows
Envelopes






-fold paper and send without envelope
-reuse campus mail envelopes

-with white paper -white envelopes without plastic windows -plastic windows
-self-adhesive stamps
Newspaper -share subscriptions
-use the libraries
-read on-line

-at the Outhouse
-Walla Walla curbside recycling
-bins in residence halls
-newspaper
-phone books
-tissue paper
-catalogues printed on newsprint
-wet newspaper
Magazines

-collages and other art projects
-share subscriptions
-donate to schools, elderly, Kid's Place (coordinate with Center for Community Service)

-bins at Reid Campus Center
-at the Outhouse
-bins in residence halls
-Walla Walla curbside recycling
-catalogues
-magazines
-glossy paper
 

Cardboard
And Poster Board

-use both sides-cut up for other uses like art projects -in or near bins in residence halls
-at the Outhouse
-Walla Walla curbside recycling
-flattened corrugated and non-corrugated cardboard
-card stock
-construction paper
-poster board
-brown paper bags
-file folders
-manila envelopes
-waxed cardboard, ie, milk cartons, juice boxes, or coffee cups
Aluminum Cans -carry beverages in insulated mug or water bottle -bins in residence halls
-at the Outhouse
-Walla Walla curbside recycling
-all aluminum cans
-clean aluminum foil and pie pans
 
Steel and Tin   -bins in residence halls
-at the Outhouse
-Walla Walla curbside recycling
-rinsed, flattened food cans, with or without label  
Glass -buy bulk when possible
-wash out and reuse
-bins in residence halls
-at the Outhouse
-WW curbside recycling (brown and green OK)
-clear and lightly tinted glass, labels okay-food and beverage containers, rinsed -brown or green glass
-light bulbs-windows-broken glass-drinking glasses
Electricity -shut lights, computers, stereos, etc. off when not in use      
Plastic -use containers as water bottles
-put left overs in them

-bins in residence halls
-at the Outhouse
-Walla Walla curbside recycling (#1 only)

-rinsed #1 and #2 containers -no lids
-no plastic bags (they can be donated to Goodwill)