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Office of Sustainability
University of Mississippi


Green Grove Initiative – How to Recycle on Gameday

Recycling in the Grove and Circle

Tailgaters can place their plastic bottles, Solo cups and aluminum cans within designated recycling bins located throughout the Grove and Circle. Only plastics #1 and #2 are recyclable. To find out what type of plastic the container is, look on the bottom for the recycling symbol and a number.

In addition to utilizing these recycling bins , you can also recycle at your individual tent. Here is how it works:

  1. Take a plastic recycling bag provided at one of the fifteen conveniently located dispensers. See map of dispensers below.
  2. Place plastic bottles (#1 and #2), aluminum cans, and Solo Cups  in the green bag at your tent . (Remember no food, food containers, or glass.)
  3. After cleaning your tent area, simply leave the bag at your tent location. We take care of the rest!

Grove Dispenser Map

Recycling in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium

Inside the stadium, plastic water and soft drink bottles (plastics #1 or #2) are recyclable. No glass or aluminum containers are allowed or used inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, so the recycling bins collect plastic water and soft drink bottles only.  In the stadium, clear stream recycling bins are positioned throughout the stadium near each major entrance and concession stands areas.


Non-Recyclable Items

  • Styrofoam
  • Glass
  • Plastics #3-7
  • Aluminum foil
  • Aluminum catering trays
  • Food and liquid

Contact Information

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