Recycling in the Residence Halls
An important principle of environmental sustainability is to reduce, reuse or recycle.
As an institution that embraces its role as an environmental steward, Wayne State University provides recycling to students in its residence halls. Students on each floor have access to recycling bins located in the trash rooms. Posters are located in or nearby the trash room indicating the types of recyclables accepted (see items listed below).
- Mixed office paper
- Manila file folders
- Newspapers and inserts
- Junk mail
- Phone books
- Plastic containers numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 (look for the number in the recycling symbol)
- Grocery bags
- Plastic shrink wrap
- Steel/aluminum food and beverage containers (rinse food containers)
Please do not recycle:
- Dirty containers
- Food waste/trash