Apr 12, 2019
Sometimes, you just don't know if you can or can't recycle something. There are some tricky products out there! Here's a roundup of some of the toughest products to figure out.
Still unsure? The safest thing to do is toss the item so you don't contaminate the recycle bin. You can also sustainability [at] stedwards.edu (email the Office of Sustainability) and we can point you in the right direction.
All office paper
Paper towel and toilet paper tubes
Aluminum yogurt tops (make sure they're clean)
Glass jars and metal lids
Plastic single-use plates
Used paper plates
Paper coffee cups (they have a liner that you cannot recycle)
Mirror or window glass
To-go food containers
Plastic coffee cups or drink cups