The University of Missouri has two recycling streams – container recycling and paper recycling – which should be separated when disposed of. Recyclable containers include #1-7 plastics (with some exceptions: see list below), glass bottles, and metal cans. Recyclable paper includes regular paper, paperboard (e.g. cereal boxes), soft-bound books, newspaper, etc.; see list below for what is unacceptable. Cardboard should be broken down and placed next to the common area bins.