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Binvintory MapBinvintory MapSharpen your pencils and grab a campus map (usually available in the main office of your school). It's time to take a walk to find all of the bins on your campus.

Each bin should be coded on your map using the following key:

Bin Code Bin Type
T Large Trash Can for Landfill
To Rolling Trash Toter
t Small Trash Can
R Large Recycling Bin
Ro Rolling Recycling Toter
r Small Recycling Bin
C Large Compost Bin
Co Rolling Compost Toter
c Small Compost Bin
S Large Special Waste Bin
So Rolling Toter for Special Waste
s Small Special Waste Bin

Sample coding for a rolling trash toter co-located with a clearly labeled large recycling bin and small unlabeled compost bin.Sample coding for a rolling trash toter co-located with a clearly labeled large recycling bin and small unlabeled compost bin.Each individual bin that is properly labeled should be circled.

Co-located bins and waste stations are indicated by drawing a box around them (see example at right)

Tips:

  1. Use color-coded sharp pencils or fine point pens to help keep track of the bins
  2. Use the binventory mapping activity as a class or club project
  3. Scan or photograph your binventory map to help you plan future distribution of bins.
  4. Email a scan or photo of your binventory map to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to share your findings with the StopWaste Ambassador Program network.

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