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APSU Recycles!

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2019-2020 Recycling Statistics:

Pounds of Cardboard
Pounds of Newsprint
Pounds of Office Paper

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?

a chart explaining how to recycle

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 Road. 

Trash/landfill bin.

Trash/Landfill bin if it's shiny or waxy.

Paper Recycling bin if it's office style paper or paper envelopes  

Sign up for paperless billing and online newsletters to reduce mail waste.  

Trash/Landfill bin.

Consider switching to online subscriptions to reduce wasted paper. Unsubscribe from unwanted catalogs.

Paper recycle bin - Only white copy paper, colored copy paper, notebook paper and envelopes can be recycled. 

Landfill bin - shiny, waxy or laminated paper.  

Look for the confidential paper dispoal bin your building to dispose of confidential paper

Plastic bags cannot go in the regular recycling bins, consider reusing them.

Plastic Bags can be donated to the SOS Food Pantry on campus.

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.