Mixed Paper Collection Guidelines

Mixes Paper Acceptable infographic

Download a printable copy of the above flyer to place in your office recycling areas.

Acceptable

  • Computer & Copy Paper, Colored Paper (staples ok)
  • Magazines & Catalogs (glossy ok)
  • Newspaper
  • Phone Books
  • Paperback books
  • File Folders (no metal hanging folders)
  • Junk Mail (plastic windows ok)
  • Sticky Notes  
  • Shredded Paper (ribbon & cross-cut/confetti shred – please bag)

 Non-Acceptable

  • Paper towels, Tissue paper, Napkins
  • Paper Ream covers (contain plastic)
  • Hardback books (call AU Recycling for pick-up 4-9461)
  • Label backing & Adhesive labels
  • Paper Plates & Cups
  • Plastic overhead projector sheets
  • Binder clips
  • 3-Ring binders
  • Spiral bound books
  • Wax paper
  • Foam poster board/foam core
  • Laminated paper
  • Hole punch waste
  • Rubber bands
  • Plastic lined envelopes / Padded mail bag with plastic liner / Bubble wrap


Last Updated: Jul 20, 2012
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