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When not wet or stained by food or oil, cardboard is recyclable. It is also biodegradable, but it's always a good idea to put it in the bin instead of littering.

Allowed Items

  • OCC/ Corrugated Cardboard
  • Chip board/ Paper Board
  • Cereal/Snack Boxes (plastic liners removed)
  • Paper Towel Rollers

Not Allowed

  • Wax Cardboard
  • Drink Cartons
  • Food Containers
  • Styrofoam, Peanuts, Plastic Wrap

Cardboard Collection Process

  • Cardboard should be broken down before it is recycled in the cardboard bin at the green station.
  • Oversized Cardboard boxes should be broken down and can be wedged within the green station for pickup by housekeeping at night.
  • Carboard pickup should be scheduled for large quantities of cardboard boxes (more than 3 boxes) with a call to facilities services (x87928) or an email to recycling This is not a billable service.

Large/ Bulk Cardboard Recycling Locations

  • Delp G007
  • Hemenway Dock
  • Research Support Facility Dock
  • Orr Major (B002)
  • Kirmayer Fitness Center (1H01)
  • Taylor (3rd Floor)
  • Landon (Courtyard Hallway)
  • Additional Locations Coming Soon

NOTE: For large quantities or oversized cardboards, please contact the Facilities Service Coordinators (8-7928) to request service.   

Last modified: Nov 07, 2018
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