Lab Recycling

All Lab Recyclables must be EMPTY and FREE of Hazardous Materials.
This Includes: Chemical, Biological and Radioactive Material

Contact Emory Recycles regarding reusing or repurposing lab supplies, equipment or Styrofoam coolers and ice packs.  

REMEMBER:  Contact Environmental Health and Safety (404.727.5922) for disposal of hazardous or bio-medical waste, non-alkaline batteries, and fluorescent bulb.

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WHITE PAPER

Printer, copier, letterhead, white/off-white notebook; white paper with color print; staples are ok; business envelopes without windows or with window plastic removed.  No glossy, waxed or laminated paper.  If it tears white, it is white paper.

MIXED PAPER

Colored paper, newspapers, magazines, and phone books; cardstock material such as file folders and paper bags; packaging boxes for most lab materials that is not corrugated cardboard; no wax or laminated paper.

PLASTICS #1-#6

Includes all tip boxes, solvent bottles, Nalgene bottles, and Media bottles with recycle codes 1 - 6; Please EMPTY CONTENTS to avoid contamination; Plastic packaging materials including coolant, air, or any other filler must be emptied before recycling (refer to Chemical Waste Disposal Guidelines for proper disposal/recycling of containers.

BROWN, CLEAR & GREEN GLASS

SEPARATE BY COLOR AND EMPTY ALL CONTENTS.  No mirrors, window glass, ceramics, Pyrex, light bulbs (CFL's are recycled by EHSO)  
Remember NO PYREX.

E-WASTE

Emory-owned electronics are reused or recycled through Emory Staging/Surplus Properties.  Call Campus Services Customer Service 404.727.7463 for pick-up or put a request in here.

Includes: monitors, hard drives, laptops, mice, ac cords, disks, anything with a circuit board, microwaves and rechargable batteries.