Go Green Team                             February 201121 SlidesPrepared by J. O’Connell
Regular Trash   The regular trash is for any waste items   that cannot be recycled, including:     • Styrofoam containers ...
CINTAS Shred Bin     The CINTAS shred bin is for most     kinds of paper, including:      • White and colored office paper...
The commingled recycling container is forall non-paper recyclable materials,including:  • Glass  • Plastic with a recyclin...
Commingled?Commingled is another word for “mixed” or “blended”.Commingled recycling means collecting recyclable materials ...
What is a recycling number?Almost all plastic containers will have Plastic Recycling Numbersan embossed recycling number. ...
Styrofoam food containers and cups go in the regular trash.      Regular Trash is for all non-recyclable materials
Styrofoam food containers and cups go in the regular trash.        Regular Trash is for all non-recyclable materials
All plastic bottles (including 2 Liters) go in the          commingled recycling container.The Commingled Recycling Contai...
All plastic bottles (including 2 Liters) go in the        commingled recycling container.The Commingled Recycling Containe...
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  • Test questions:An empty sani-wipe container should go in the:Blue commingled recycling containerCintas shred binRegular trashAn empty alcohol wipe box should go in the:Blue commingled recycling containerCintas shred binRegular trashWho do you contact with questions about trash or recycling?Environmental Services (ext. 2160)Oscar the Grouch (ext. unknown)Nursing supervisor (ext. 2793)
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    1. 1. Go Green Team February 201121 SlidesPrepared by J. O’Connell
    2. 2. Regular Trash The regular trash is for any waste items that cannot be recycled, including: • Styrofoam containers • Napkins, tissues, Saniwipes • Used gloves and other PPE • Plastic “grocery” and garbage bags
    3. 3. CINTAS Shred Bin The CINTAS shred bin is for most kinds of paper, including: • White and colored office paper • Glossy paper and magazines • Folders
    4. 4. The commingled recycling container is forall non-paper recyclable materials,including: • Glass • Plastic with a recycling number 1-7 • Plastic wrap (including IV fluid wrappers) • Aluminum and steel • Chipboard (or paperboard) • Newspaper
    5. 5. Commingled?Commingled is another word for “mixed” or “blended”.Commingled recycling means collecting recyclable materials in amixed group, rather than separating them.Commingled recycling is easy to do, since plastic containers, glassbottles, metal cans and newspapers all go in the same receptacle!
    6. 6. What is a recycling number?Almost all plastic containers will have Plastic Recycling Numbersan embossed recycling number. Thisnumber indicates the type of plastic inthe container. Often it is found on thebottom of the container.Almost all plastic is recyclable in theblue commingled recycling bin, sodo not worry if you cannot find thenumber.
    7. 7. Styrofoam food containers and cups go in the regular trash. Regular Trash is for all non-recyclable materials
    8. 8. Styrofoam food containers and cups go in the regular trash. Regular Trash is for all non-recyclable materials
    9. 9. All plastic bottles (including 2 Liters) go in the commingled recycling container.The Commingled Recycling Container is for:• Glass• Plastic with a recycling number 1-7 and plastic wrap• Aluminum and other metal cans• Chipboard or paperboard• Newspaper
    10. 10. All plastic bottles (including 2 Liters) go in the commingled recycling container.The Commingled Recycling Container is for:• Glass• Plastic with a recycling number 1-7 and plastic wrap• Aluminum and other metal cans• Chipboard or paperboard• Newspaper

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