You can also recycle plastic!

More to recycle!

The Recycling department has a program for the St. George Campus to recycle plastic of all sorts. Here’s what to do:

  1. Read the list below.
  2. Collect all your plastics.
  3. Call 416-946-5711 to arrange a pick up.

*Please do not include containers that have held any hazardous sustances or food!

Non-hazardous plastics produced in laboratories may be recycled through our laboratory glass & plastic program (Non-hazardous Laboratory Glass and Plastics Recycling Program)

Plastic bottles for pop, water, juice  etc. and food tubs etc. are to go into the regular bottle and can depots throughout the campus. Please do not include these with your other plastics.

 The items listed below are the most common. There are other items out there. Please remember, no food related items.

# 1 PETE
POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
 STRAPPING TAPE, PLASTIC FILM & SHEETS
# 2 HDPE
HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE
CRTS CASINGS, PLASTIC DRUMS, BUCKETS & PAILS, COMPUTER FACE PLATES, PIPE, CRATES, FLOWER POTS, GARDENING EDGING, PLASTIC FILM & SHEETS, RECYCLING BINS, PLASTIC LUMBER, FLOOR TILES, FENCING
# 3 PVC
POLYVINYLCHLORIDE
BLISTER PACKS, MUD-FLAPS, LOOSE LEAF PLASTIC FILM & SHEETS, INFLATABLE TOYS, CLEAR GIFTS BOX LIDS, CLEAR FISHING TACKLE  LIDS, CASSETTE TRAYS, ELECTRICAL BOXES, BINDERS, ROPE/CABLES, GARDEN HOSES, TRAFFIC CONES, MOBILE HOME SKIRTING, WIRE & CABLE INSULATION
# 4 LDPE
LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE
 SHOPPING, GARBAGE &  DRY CLEAN BAGS, STRETCH FILM / FILM WRAP, BUBBLE WRAP, BEVERAGE 6-8 PACK CAN HOLDERS, GARBAGE CAN LINERS,   FILM & SHEET, COMPOST BINS, TRASH CANS
# 5 PP
POLYPROPYLENE
PLASTIC CRATES, MEDICINE BOTTLES, SOME COAT HANGERS, ROPE & TWINE,  BROOMS, BRUSHES, RAKES, ICE SCRAPERS, BICYCLE RACKS, OIL FUNNELS, BINS, PALLETS, SHEETING, TRAYS, SOME CRATES, COMPACT DISK JACKETS, AUDIO CASSETTE CASES, LIGHT SWITCH PLATES, THERMOMETERS, PLASTIC RULERS MODEL CONSTRUCTION KITS, THERMAL INSULATION, VENTS,  LICENSE PLATES FRAMES



Feel free to call or e-mail any questions.

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