Single Stream Recycling for Office
Single Stream Recycling is an automated sorting process designed to handle non-hazardous items from your kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, office and mailbox. The recyclables are then collected and transported to a material recovery facility where they are sorted and processed.
Paper Sheets and Folders
Clean and dry paper only. Wet paper will not make it through the sorting equipment. DO NOT SHRED.
Remove any metal or plastic components before recycling.
DO NOT SHRED.
Attach them to a larger piece of paper. They are too small to make it through the sorting facility alone.
Cardboard Boxes and Tubes
Flatten all cardboard boxes and keep dry. Wet cardboard will not make it through the sorting equipment.
Shipping Tubes (no caps)
Flatten and keep dry. Put plastic and metal end caps in garbage.
No Printer Cartridges
Printer cartridges cannot be properly sorted by the equipment used for single stream recycling.Other recycling options
No CDs or Cases
CD’s and CD cases cannot be properly sorted by the equipment used for single stream recycling.
No Hardcover Books
Hardcover books cannot be properly sorted by the equipment used for single stream recycling.Other recycling options
No Three-Ring Binders
Three-ring binders are made from multiple material types and cannot be properly sorted in the single-stream process.
No Cables, Cords or Electronics
These items cannot be recycled in the single-stream process because they are made of multiple materials types. Cords and cables will tangle up the sorting equipment and shut down the facility.Other recycling options
No Shredded Paper
Shredded paper is too small make it through the sorting equipment and needs to be taken to a paper recycler.Other recycling options