For Physical Plant
Administrative Assistance
:
Ph:  (540) 464-7358
Fax:  (540) 464-7682

Physical Plant
Virginia Military Institute
110 Hines Lane
Lexington, VA  24450

Physical Plant Help Desk
Ph:  (540) 464-7357

What to Recycle

 separated waste

 

Mixed Paper – all in the same container

YES
Office paper
Newspaper
Books
Magazines
Junk mail
Dry food boxes
Tape, staples and plastic windows are okay
NO
Waxed drink cartons
Disposable cups
Sugar packets
Tissues
Paper towels
Napkins
Paper plates

•    Place all mixed paper in a green bin, or red or yellow canvas bag.
•    Shredded Paper: collect shredded paper in a separate clear plastic bag.

Cardboard

YES
Broken-down corrugated cardboard of any weight
Pizza boxes; some staining okay
Tape and staples are okay
NO
Food
Packing materials
 
•    Discard or recycle packing materials as appropriate.
•    Flatten boxes and stack at your nearest recycling station.

Bottles & Cans – all in the same container

YES
Plastic bottles
Rigid plastic food containers, please scrape or rinse away food (“spoon clean” is okay)
Aluminum cans, foil and trays
Tin cans
Empty aerosol cans
All colors of glass bottles and jars
NO
Caps or lids
Liquids
Food
Plastic bags or wrappers
Plastic utensils
Styrofoam
Waxed cartons
Disposable coffee cups
 
•    Remove lids or caps and place in landfill trash
•    Scrape or rinse away food (“spoon clean” is okay)
•    Place all containers in a blue bin or a clear plastic bag

Batteries

•    All types are accepted
•    Set up a collection box in your office
•    When it is full, call Physical Plant to arrange a pick-up

Ink and Toner Cartridges

•    All types are accepted
•    Set up a collection box in your office
•    When it is full, call Physical Plant to arrange a pick-up