Recycling Program

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale is committed to a robust, campus-wide recycling program to reduce our environmental impact. By creating a culture of sustainability, SIU hopes to foster in our students life-long habits of recycling and sustainability-minded action. 

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The Sustainability Office has been collaborating with AIGA, a professional student design Registered Student Organization, to create a bin signage and labeling system to help communicate what is and is not recyclable on campus. The above images are our new informational recycling signs! Click on the images above for a large printable version. 

Below is one of our recycling bin signage located at Touch of Nature Environmental Center:

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The following are the types of recyclable materials accepted in all buildings with recycling containers: