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Welcome to the Rhode Island College Recycling page. It is our commitment to help the campus community recycle. We provide recycling containers and answer any questions you may have about recycling. Campus collection occurs on a weekly basis.

Campus Recycling Facts:

  • Over 130,000 lbs. of paper
  • Over 6 tons of bottles and cans
  • Over 2 tons of cardboard

What IS Recyclable?

The following items should be placed in the GREEN recycling bins which have been distributed campus wide:

All paper
Magazines, Catalogs
Shredded Paper
Window Envelopes
Cereal boxes
Tissue boxes
Paper Towel Rolls
The BLUE recycling bins should be used for the following items (please empty all container before recycling):

(All plastic containers with a #1 or #2 in the triangle on the bottom of container)
Plastic Bottles
Glass Bottles
Aluminum Cans

What is NOT Recyclable?

Please DO NOT put the following items in the recycling bins:
  • Pizza boxes
  • Tissues


The collection and recycling of corrugated cardboard is being expanded a building at a time. Building occupants will be notified when their building is put on line.

Page last updated: June 20, 2017