DUNWOODY, Ga. — Got floppy disks hanging around? How about those VHS tapes you’ve been meaning to toss, or that collection of mismatched Tupperware lids? Don’t toss them — recycle them.
The Georgia State University sustainability team will be on Dunwoody Campus in front of the Student Center, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, April 20, and will be accepting a wide variety of items for recycling — including floppy disks and VHS tapes.
Items accepted include:
- Power strips and cords
- Binders and presentation materials
- Packing peanuts
- Clean polystyrene coolers
- Solo cups or other rigid #6 plastic cups
- Candy and snack wrappers
- K-Cups and other coffee pods
- Clothing and shoes
- Latex paint
- Plastic bags
- CDs, VHS Tapes, Floppy Disks and DVDs .
“Our office will be sorting items afterwards and putting things like clothing that is in good shape aside for Panther’s Pantry, said Jennifer Asman, Georgia State’s sustainability program manager. The rest will be recycled using the following vendors:
- M&M Recycling — power strips and cords.
- Terracycle — binders, solo cups, candy and snack wrappers, k-cups and coffee pods, Tupperware, CDs and other media material.
- CHaRM — glass, latex paint, plastic bags.
- USAGAIN — clothing and shoes.