Recycling Opportunities at SWIC

At SWIC, we work to make sure recyclable items do not end up in the landfill.The following is a list what is collected in various offices. Please take advantage of these recycling opportunities.

Items Collected/RecycledOffice/Department
Aluminum Cans
  • East St. Louis Community College Center
  • Kids' Club - Belleville Campus
  • Print Shop - Belleville Campus
  • Programs and Services for Older Persons
  • Red Bud Campus
 
Aluminum Can Tabs
  • Athletics - Belleville Campus
  • Payroll - Belleville Campus
 
Batteries
  • East St. Louis Community College Center Library
  • Sign Language Studies - Belleville Campus (hearing aids and batteries)
 
Bottle Caps/Lids
  • Payroll - Belleville Campus
  • Schmidt Art Center
 
Cardboard
  • ARAMARK Food Services
  • Athletics - Belleville Campus
  • Print Shop - Belleville Campus
 
Newspaper/Magazines
  • East St. Louis Community College Center (newspapers only)
  • Red Bud Campus
 
Paper
  • Athletics - Belleville Campus
  • East St. Louis Community College Center
  • Print Shop - Belleville Campus
  • Programs and Services for Older Persons
  • Red Bud Campus
 
Plastic Bottles
  • East St. Louis Community College Center
  • Kids' Club - Belleville Campus
  • Print Shop - Belleville Campus
  • Sign Language Studies - Belleville Campus
 
Printer/Toner Cartridges
  • Athletics - Belleville Campus
  • East St. Louis Community College Center Library
  • Human Resources - Belleville Campus
  • Kids' Club - Belleville Campus
  • Print Shop - Belleville Campus (copier toner jugs)
  • Programs and Services for Older Persons
  • Sam Wolf Granite City Campus Instructional Support
 
Used Cell Phones
  • East St. Louis Community College Center Library
  • Programs and Services for Older Persons
  • Kid's Club - Belleville Campus  
Used Eyeglasses
  • Programs and Services for Older Persons
  • Sam Wolf Granite City Campus College Activities
  • Sign Language Studies - Belleville Campus
 
Miscellaneous 
  Box Tops for Education
  • Payroll - Belleville Campus  
 
  Campbell's Soup labels
  • Payroll - Belleville Campus  
 
  Capri Sun bags
  • Payroll - Belleville Campus  
 
  Egg cartons
  • Kids' Club - Belleville Campus
 
  Empty medicine bottles
  • Human Resources  
 
  Postage stamps
  • Payroll - Belleville Campus  
 
  Pots
  •  Greenhouses at Belleville Campus
 
  Used chip bags (aluminum lining)
  •  Programs and Services for Older Persons
 
  Used grease
  •  ARAMARK Food Services
 
  Used shoes
  •  Programs and Services for Older Persons
 

Contact sustainability@swic.edu if you are aware of other opportunities.