Recycling Tips

Recycling Tips at Work

  • Bring reusable containers/cups from home to eat and drink from.
  • Avoid using disposable containers such as Styrofoam and paper.
  • Use e-mail and reuse interdepartmental envelopes
  • Use the "Print Preview" option instead of printing your "work in progress" or print drafts on the second side of used paper. Also use both sides to print documents.
  • Utilize KUMC recycling locations. You can even bring items from home.
  • After washing your hands, use 1 to 2 paper towels instead of 3 to 4.
  • If you eat in the cafeteria, use reusable dinnerware.
  • Get the word out...tell your friends and family to recycle!!

Click here to download deskside recycling booklet

Recycling Tips at Home

  • Turn off the water when brushing your teeth or washing your face or dishes.
  • Use cloth napkins.
  • Reuse plastic/paper bags from the grocery store.
  • Use cloth rags instead of paper towels.
  • Turn off the lights if you are leaving the room for an extended period of time.
  • Utilize recycling drop-off sites near your home.
  • Do not bag lawn clippings particularly in plastic bags, compost them instead.
Last modified: Feb 25, 2016
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