UW Recycling provides the following permanent self-service recycle bins for plastic film recycling, mixed paper recycling, and our MiniMax bins:

Self-Service Plastic Film Bin

Plastic Film Recycling Bin
Material: Cardboard
Dimensions: 15x12x9”

Self-Service Mixed Paper

Mixed Paper Recycling Bin
Material: Cardboard
Dimensions: 15x12x9”

Assembly required (tape ships separately)

MinMax Bin Set

MiniMax Bin Set
Material: Hard plastic
  Large bin: 15x14.5x10”
  Small bin: 8x7x6”

Who is eligible to use this service?
How early should I request?
  • Mixed paper and plastic film bins are sent through campus mail, typically within 2 business days.
  • MiniMax containers will be hand-delivered, typically within 5 business days.
  • Academic departments: Self-service bins are free.
  • Self-sustaining units: Plastic Film and Mixed Paper bins are free.

Additional labor rates may apply on a case-by-case basis – typically our standard driver hourly rate.

Request the service

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You will receive a copy of the request after submitting the form. If you do not receive a confirmation email within a few minutes, please try your request again.

UW Recycling responds to service requests within 2 business days. If you do not receive a response, please resubmit your request.

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