Reinhardt University recycling bins have evolved for the 21st century. Instead of diligently separating recyclables into two “streams” — mixed paper (newspaper, junk mail, etc.) and commingled containers (bottles, cans, etc.) — recyclers whose materials go into the Reinhardt University recycling bins are now able to put these two streams together in one!
The new program is called “single-stream” recycling. It’s the future for responsible resource conservation and an important step toward meeting our goal of building a Zero Waste community. Single-stream recycling makes it almost as easy to use the recycling bin as it is to use the trash can, so for the previously unconverted, there’s no excuse for not recycling.
Single stream recycling bins can be found around campus, and the single stream recycling center and cardboard recycling center can be found in the parking lot between Roberts Hall and Gordy Hall.
Single-stream is new, it’s different, and it’s one way that Reinhardt is going to make a global difference for the future!