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Where is the closest recycling dumpster?

Blue single-stream recycle dumpsters are generally located near your trash dumpster. It is your responsibility to take your recyclables to the designated locations. Please note that our recycler does not accept loose plastic bags or wraps. You are, however, allowed to use a plastic bag to hold your recyclables. You have three options: 1) use a plastic bag to hold your recyclables, 2) use a paper bag, or 3) place recyclables into the blue dumpster loose (options 2 & 3 are preferred).                                                                         

Blue Dumpster cropped  Single-Stream Recycle Dumpster     


plastic bag recycling


Remember – no loose plastic bags or wrap in the big blue single-stream recycle containers! Plastic bags and film or stretch wrap mess up baling equipment and require special care. 

On campus, you may recycle plastic bags in the green, hexagon-shaped recycle bins located in the Kerr-Drummond Mezzanine, the Griffith Center, and Stout Hall. These bins were made possible by a Green Student Initiative award and are maintained by student volunteers

Outside of campus, you may return your plastic bags and other non-rigid plastics to your Stillwater grocers like Sprouts, Food Pyramid and Walmart.

For more info about recycling plastic bags and their impact on our environment, please click here!




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If you need help finding your nearest recycling dumpster then you've come to the right place! Just click on the name of your hall below and a map will open up and show exactly where to take your recyclables! 



Drummond, Iba, Jones, Kerr, Parker, Patchin, Village C&D, Village E&F, Village HS, Village CASNR, Wentz

Kamm, Peterson, Friend


Allen, Booker, Bost, Commons, Davis, Morsani, Sitlington, Smith, Stinchcomb, Young, Zink


Family & Graduate Student Housing Recycle Dumpster Locations



 Blue, single-stream recycle dumpster clustered with a beige trash dumpster.

 Dumpster side by side