Recycling Signs

Recycling containers should be placed next to a landfill container, similar to salt and pepper shakers.  This gives people an option to make a choice at the “point of pitch”.  Label each collection container with “acceptable” materials.  Don’t WishCycle – only put in “acceptable” materials that are empty and clean!  Print these signs to educate staff and students! 

Suggestions for Lunchroom or Caferiteria recycling containers:



Suggestions for Building or Office recycling containers:


Four examples of Compost Signs for collection containers.  Pick the one that is concurrent with your program.

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