Ohio University

Mixed Stream Recycling

How will Mixed Recycling work on campus and in residential housing?

Mixed recycling is single-stream, which means all of your traditional recyclables are put into a single bin with no need for sorting. Please be sure to keep the recyclables clean.


What should not be included?

Items that should not be placed in mixed recycling bins include liquids, food waste, compostable plastics, Styrofoam, CDs/ DVDs or other electronics, chemicals, paint, mirrors, scrap metal, light bulbs, and batteries.

What items can be recycled through Mixed Stream?

Paper, Glass, Metal, Cardboard, Plastics(#1-#7)