Paper & Cardboard

At Tufts, mixed paper is collected by Save That Stuff and taken to their recycling plant in Charlestown. Save that stuff bales the paper and sells it to processing plants where the paper is used to make new paper products.
Click here to learn more about paper consumption and recycling.
Below is a list of paper materials that can and cannot be recycled.

ACCEPTABLE PAPER

White & Colored Paper
Magazines & Glossy Paper
Newspaper
Envelopes
Cardboard & Boxboard
Hard & Soft Covered Books
Notebooks
Folders
Aseptic, Paper Juice & Milk Cartons
Empty, clean paper cups
*Please flatten cardboard and place behind a recycling bin. Thank you for your cooperation!
*No need to remove staples, spirals or plastic wraps

UNACCEPTABLE CONTAMINATION

The following paper products CANNOT be recycled:
Pizza Boxes
Tissues, Napkins, Toilet Paper
Dirty Paper Cups & Plates
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