Any kind of paper including: office paper, magazines, newspapers, glossy paper, envelopes with clear plastic windows, post-its, staples, tissue paper, and kraft paper should be placed in any recycling bin on campus.
Used napkins or paper towels; wrapping paper; artwork; and paper with tape or mixed materials should go into the trash.
Kent State University is a single stream campus, where all recyclables can be placed in the same recycling bin. Recycling is hauled to a Materials Recovery Facility where recyclables are sorted based on type, baled and then sold. Everyone’s actions minimizing waste, reusing, and recycling at Kent State University diverts nearly a million pounds of waste from landfills every year.