Facilities Services and a local contractor are planning to complete tree trimming along Mount Olympus Drive. The work is planned on Thursday, Aug. 6, and Friday, Aug. 7. One lane of the road will be closed during the work. For…
SU’s recycling program expands
As of July 1, Syracuse University has a new five-year waste removal and recycling contract with Syracuse Haulers. As a result of this new contract, the University has expanded its recycling program to include the recycling of tub-type containers stamped #5 on the bottom, such as yogurt and cottage cheese containers.
The following items are now recyclable at the University. Please note that all food-related items must be rinsed and free of oily residues.
- Plastics–#1 and #2, bottles and jugs only (with caps removed); #5 tub containers (such as yogurt cups and cottage cheese containers)
- Paper and paperboard
- Tin, steel and aluminum food and beverage cans, and aluminum foil
- Glass bottles and jars
- Gable-topped cartons (such as paper-board milk or orange juice containers)
- Aseptic (sterile) containers (such as soy milk and juice boxes)
New recycling posters will be printed and posted in University facilities. For the full list and up-to-date information on recycling at the University, visit the Sustainability Division’s FAQ Sheet on Recycling at http://greenuniversecity.syr.edu/Recycling.html.