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RECYCLE JCU (Waste Removal @ John Carroll University)

John Carroll University will make a significant improvement in its campus-wide recycling efforts effective September 1, 2007. The University has entered into an agreement with Rumpke for the removal of the University’s solid waste and recyclables. Landmark uses a “state-of-the-art” processing center near Columbus where the recyclables will be separated. The University's trash is disposed of in Mansfield.



Items to be placed in Recycle Containers and Green Dumpsters

  • Mixed Office Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Phone Books
  • Cardboard
  • Junk Mail
  • All Plastic Cans/Containers
  • Aluminum Cans/Containers and Scrap
  • Metal Cans/Containers and Scrap
  • Untreated, non-painted, non-stained Dimensional Lumber
  • Untreated Pallets
  • (Glass Accepted)

Items to be placed in General Trash Containers and Beige Dumpsters

  • Wet Food Items
  • Furniture
  • Landscaping Debris
  • General Dirt & Debris
  • Glass
  • Plywood
  • Dried Paint & Construction Debris

Items to be placed in Food Compactors

  • Wet Food Items
  • Limited, Contaminated Food/Kitchen Prep Paper & Packaging

Other Items recycled and/or disposed of under Federal Regulations through other areas include: Batteries, Computer Equipment, Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Oil & Anti-Freeze, Packaging Peanuts/Film, Toner Cartridges, & Cellular Phones.     

John Carroll University is participating in Recyclemania for the third year under the Benchmarking Division.



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