TMCC

Facilities Operations and Capital Planning

Recycling Program

Toner Cartridge Recycling

In our continuing commitment to sustainability, TMCC contracts with a toner cartridge recycling company (Rapid Refill). There are bins located at all TMCC sites. All proceeds from the cartridge recycling program are donated to the TMCC Phi Theta Kappa student club.

Please recycle your toner cartridges at these Dandini campus locations:

  • Dining area outside of TMCC cafe
  • Outside of bookstore entrance
  • First floor of vista bldg.
  • Sierra building lobby
  • RDMT 325
  • RDMT 319
  • RDMT 315C

See Also: Rapid Refill Contact Information

Other Recycling at TMCC

TMCC recycles all office paper, magazines, newsprint, cardboard, aluminum cans, plastic and glass bottles and print cartridges. Cardboard, with plastic or styrofoam removed, should be stacked outside office doors for pick up. Mixed office paper should be placed into office bins.

Pick ups may be requested via a Facilities Operations and Capital Planning work order.

Aluminum cans and plastic and glass bottles are accepted in marked receptacles located in the Red Mountain, Sierra and Vista buildings on the Dandini Campus, and the Meadowood and Edison sites. Please empty contents of bottles and cans before depositing into receptacles.

Recycling bins are located in each building of all sites. To request a pick up, please call Rapid Refill at 775-852-4446.

TMCC Office Recyclables

Acceptable Items:

  1. computer paper
  2. white paper - bond, copier, typing
  3. colored paper - bond, copier, typing
  4. envelopes - white, colored, including windows
  5. fax paper - carbonless paper
  6. paper ream wrappers
  7. coated papers - slick, glossy
  8. pamphlets, brochures
  9. brown craft envelopes/folders
  10. magazines
  11. news papers
  12. staples

Unacceptable Items (in office recycling bins):

  1. paperclips
  2. foil
  3. carbon paper
  4. waxed papers
  5. blueprints
  6. trash - paper plates, cups, napkins, etc.
  7. Cardboard - remove and trash all packing material (Styrofoam, peanuts, plastic wrap, etc.) before placing in the hall for pick up or taking to cardboard baler.

Please Note: Non-recyclables contaminate the entire bin.


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