Recycling

Recycling by item

 

Glass

  • Recycling centre (near skips by laundry room) – Preferably here
  • Green box in staircases

 

Paper

  • Green box in staircase – Low grade paper
  • White bin with blue lid on ground floor of staircases – High grade paper
  • White bin with blue lid in post room
  • White bin with blue lid in library

 

Cardboard

  • Green box in staircase

 

Plastics

  • Green box in staircase

 

Metal

  • Green box in staircase
  • Aluminium cans in White bin with yellow lid in JCR

 

Batteries

  • Blue box on the floor in the post room (by the parcels)

 

Printer cartridges

  • Take a bag from the box near the battery recycling box for your used cartridges

 


 

 

Recycling by location

 

Blue box on the floor in the post room (by the parcels)

  • Battery recycling
  • Bags for printer cartridge recycling found here

 

The white bin with the blue lid in the post room/library

  • Junk mail and paper waste

 

The white bin with the yellow lid in the JCR

  • Aluminium cans

 

Bottle recycling centre (Near laundry room)

  • Glass bottles

 

 

The Green box on the staircase                         

Below is a list of items which should and shouldn’t be placed in the recycling box on your staircase

If in doubt check the instructions on the lid of the box where applicable or contact the Environment and Ethics rep.

Glass

  • Glass bottles
  • Broken glass (wrapped in paper)

Plastic

  • Plastic bottles (shampoo, drinks bottles milk bottles)
  • Bottle tops
  • Polystyrene
  • Clingfilm
  • Food packaging
  • Carrier bags
  • Bubble wrap
  • Crisp/sweets packets

Metal

  • Aluminium cans
  • Aluminium foil
  • Clean Tins
  • Food soiled items
  • Metal lids
  • Discharged Aerosols
  • Batteries
  • Small Electricals

Cardboard

  • Clean card and cardboard
  • Toilet rolls
  • Drinks cartons

Low Grade Paper

  • Directories and catalogues
  • Junk mail
  • Off-white paper
  • Newspaper
  • Kitchen and tissue paper (even clean)
  • Jiffy bags
  • Glued/painted paper

 

The white bin with the blue lid on the ground floor of staircases

High grade paper

  • Printer and copier paper
  • Envelopes without plastic windows
  • Low grade paper