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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Guide to Recycling on Campus

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/greencampus/recycle/

Purple and Gold into Green - We recycle 98% of our waste

Department

  • Paper
    • non-sensitive material - your office (white boxes) - need boxes: Contact Beth Holcomb, Office Manager Building Services @ 6804. Transfer white box paper to hallway LJP purple and yellow containers.
    • sensitive material - your office shred service bins. Most shred service companies recycle their material.
  • General paper, newspaper, magazines, and cardboard - hallway purple and yellow containers (LJP) or other recycling, newspaper bins. Note: no plastic wrap or bags, styrofoam, pyrex or dishes - call LJP about recycling those items @ 507.625.1968.
  • Cans, plastic and glass beverage bottles - hallway purple and yellow containers (LJP).
  • Ink and laser cartridges - drop off at any Copy Shop or cartridge recycling box.
  • Department computer harddrives and computers that have data storage capability, you must contact IT Services' Help Desk (389-6654) or use the Self-Service Request. IT Services will "scrub clean" such computer storage devices of all data. Computer related surplus items which have fixed asset tags are identified by IT Services and the information forwarded to University Stores so the item can be deleted from state inventory records.
  • Department surplus procedures for: Any state-owned property, including commodities, equipment, materials, supplies, books, printed matter, buildings, and other property that is obsolete, unused, not needed for a public purpose, or ineffective for current use.

Personal - On Campus Community

  • General paper, newspaper, magazines, and cardboard - hallway purple and yellow containers (LJP) or other recycling, newspaper bins. Note: no plastic wrap or bags, styrofoam, pyrex or dishes - call LJP about recycling those items @ 507.625.1968.
  • Cans, plastic and glass beverage bottles - hallway purple and yellow containers (LJP).
  • Ink and laser cartridges - drop off at any Copy Shop or cartridge recycling box.
  • Personal Clothing and furniture to donate - Mankato area donation locations
  • Personal electronics, microwaves, refrigerators, cell phones, light bulbs and computers - contact Environmental Safety and Health Office @ 5568 for pickup. Some items will be recycled by GreenTech. Make sure no items have MSU/State of MN asset tags on them.
  • MSU Garage Sale

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