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The following outlines what is acceptable to recycle at Purdue University. If in doubt about the material that is referred to on this list or if you have questions, contact the Grounds Department at (765) 49-43087.
- Printable list of recyclable materials (PDF)
- Confidential document destruction (PDF)
- Sharps disposal procedure (PDF)
- Computer monitor recycling procedure (PDF)
Acceptable material is any corrugated material. (Please ensure that the cardboard is flattened and bundled).
- empty cereal boxes
- empty pizza boxes
- cardboard milk or juice cartons
- wax-coated cardboard
Acceptable material -- newpaper and newspaper inserts; newspaper in kraft paper sacks are also accepted. Look for newspaper recycling containers in Residence Halls and around campus.
Plastic, Glass Bottles, Paper and Metal Beverage Cans
Plastic, glass, paper and aluminum cans can be co-mingled. The materials are taken to the Material Reclamation Facility located in Muncie, Indiana where it is sorted.