Confused about Trash, Recycle, and Organics?

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If you’re confused – don’t worry! You’re not alone! Here’s a short list of how to sort waste from Dining Services right now. And check out the Environmental Stewardship website for more tips!

Trash: silverware (unless it says “compostable” on it), plastic packaging, wrappers (chips, dressing, etc), plastic wrap

Organics/Compost: Paper take-out containers, clear EcoProducts salad/fruit containers, napkins, any food waste

Recycle: Empty bottles, cans, milk cartons, juice cartons, small fruit/smoothie/granola cups with a #1 or #6 recycle symbol

Learn More About Sorting Waste