Austin Peay and Clarksville use a multi-stream recycling system. This means that we
have bins for different materials. If you work in an office, please utilize the desk-side
blue bin and periodically empty your bin into the central bins in your building.
What goes in which recycling bin?
• White office paper
• Colored office paper
• Notebook paper
• Envelopes (with or without windows)
• Brown fiber paper
• Brown grocery bags
• Brown packing paper
• Cereal boxes (remove liner)
• Corrugated cardboard
• Aluminum cans
• Tin/steel cans
• Vegetable cans
• Plastic bottles with a neck and the number 1 or 2 on the bottom of the bottle.
Where do I put....?
Cans recycle bin.
Cardboard recycle bin - Please do not recycle cardboard with excess oil or food material.
Contact GovsHelp for any APSU computer related questions. We re-sell or recycle as
much as possible on campus.
For on-campus small appliance recycling please contact Physical Plant.
Home computers and ink cartridges can be brought to Best Buy or Bi-County on Dover
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If the food cannot be donated to the SOS Food Pantry, then put it in a Trash/landfill bin.
Trash/Landfill bin if it's shiny or waxy.
Paper Recycling bin if it's office style paper or paper envelopes
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Paper recycle bin - Only white copy paper, colored copy paper, notebook paper and
envelopes can be recycled.
Landfill bin - shiny, waxy or laminated paper.
If you have papers that need confidentially shredded, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get a bin from Bi-County or have your bin emptied.
Bring plastic bags to the Bookstore's Plastic Bag Recycle Bin. Plastic bags cannot
go in the regular recycling bins.
Plastic recycle bin- Any plastic bottle that has a neck and a #1 or #2 on the bottom
can be recycled in the plastic bottle recycling bins.
Bring to the Physical Plant. If you have a lot of material, put a work order in to
be picked up. No packaging peanuts or any material that may have touched food or drinks
will be accepted.