San Francisco

Pens

Pens
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Landfill

Instructions

Unless the pens can be separated from their ink contents and contained within another rigid plastic container, place them in gray landfill cart.

Alternatives

Avoid buying new pens or buy pens where only the ink cartridge needs to be replaced. Take notes electronically.

Facts

Small plastic objects, though recyclable, pose a tangling or clogging hazard to recycling equipment.

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Plastic Utensils
Toothbrushes

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