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Recycling at Frisco ISD
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Mixed Recycling

What goes in the blue bin?


  • Copy paper
  • Notebook paper
  • Newspaper and Magazines
  • Construction paper
  • Paperboard (tissue boxes)

Aluminum, Tin, Steel, and Glass

  • Empty before recycling
  • no foil or broken glass

Plastics (check the bottom of container for numbers 1-5 & 7)

  • Empty containers and remove lids
  • Water, Soft Drink, and Sports Drink bottles
  • Milk, Juice, and Yogurt containers

What does not go in the blue bin?

  • Tissues, paper towels, and laminated paper
  • Pens, pencils, and pencil shavings
  • Food and candy wrappers
  • Liquids
  • Cardboard should be broken down and placed behind the trashcan

What can be recycled?
Throughout Frisco ISD Schools the following recyclable materials are accepted: All food and drink containers should be emptied and rinsed.

  • Cardboard (all cardboard is handled by custodial staff, please break down boxes and place behind trash can)
  • Plastics numbered 1-5 and 7
  • Glass (all colors)
  • Paper
  • Aluminum
  • Steel and Tin

What paper is accepted?

  • Mixed office paper
  • Color paper
  • Notebook paper (spirals must be removed from notebooks)
  • Scratch paper
  • Post-It notes
  • Magazines/catalogs/workbooks
  • Telephone books
  • Newspapers
  • Construction paper
  • Art paper
  • Junk mail
  • File folders
  • Envelopes (windowed or not)
  • Paperboard boxes (such as tissue and cereal boxes)

What plastics are accepted?
Blue bins are not lined with bags, so please make sure that any bottles that are put in them have been completely emptied.

  • Water bottles (please remove lids for all bottles)
  • Soft drink and sports drink bottles
  • Squeezable plastic bottles
  • Milk, juice and water jugs
  • Yogurt, pudding, fruit cup and margarine plastic tubs

What items are not recyclable?

  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic grocery bags (place bags in separate containers found in each building)
  • Paperback or hardbound books
  • Bathroom waste such as toilet paper and paper towels
  • Food wrappers including candy wrappers
  • Plate glass
  • Aluminum pie plates and foil
  • Light bulbs
  • Alkaline batteries (place batteries in separate battery container found in each building)
  • Waxy food packaging
  • Greasy or dirty food packaging