Recycling logoTemple College Has a Recyc ling Program!



Accepted Recyclable Items…

  • Papers: Mixed paper, newspaper, magazines, office paper, junk mail, telephone directories, paperback books, paper towel/toilet paper cores, and detergent boxes. Shredded paper can be loose, in a paper bag, or in a box – but not in plastic bags.
  • Plastics: Most plastics and beverage containers such as soda bottles, juice containers and milk jugs, food containers, trays, tubs, bowls and detergent bottles. *
  • MetalsAluminum cans, steel cans, pet food cans, and other non-­‐hazardous product containers made of aluminum, tin, or steel. 

* All containers must be rinsed clean. Labels and lids are also recyclable


Prohibited Items…

Styrofoam, aluminum foil/pie tins, automotive parts, batteries, ceramics, glass, clothing, wire coat hangers, diapers, electronics, and ANY plastic bags.

*NOTE:  Be sure to remove plastic bags/wrappers from newspapers, magazines, etc.

Special Items…

You can also recycle your large cardboard containers. Please flatten and deposit them in the CARDBOARD ONLY dumpster in the Maintenance Yard.

Container Locations
  • Performing Arts Center PAC: Front east side, north entrance
  • One College Centre OCC: South entrance, nearest the Quad Parking Lot
  • Watson Technical Center WTC: Front east side, north entrance
  • Arnold Student Union ASU: Front east side, north entrance
  • Visual Arts Complex VAC:  Rear east side, near the back door facing the alley
  • Health Sciences Center HSC: Front north entrance
  • Science Laboratory Building SLB: South entrance, under the covered walkway
  • Hubert M. Dawson Library HDL: East side, facing 1st Street, near the pedestrian bridge
  • Health & Physical Education Center HPE: Front north side of gymnasium entrance
  • Berry Hall/Instructional Services Center BBH/ISC: Between the 2 buildings
You’ll also find smaller green collection bins inside each of these locations.

  Recycling Container Map

Green Team

Michael Morris

Tami Lam