What do we recycle around campus?
Check out the infographic with information on all things that are recycled on campus.
Metal – a large metal recycling bin collects material from construction projects.
Cardboard – cardboard is bailed and sent off site for recycling.
Tires, motor oil, oil filters, car batteries are all collected in the University Garage.
Light bulbs – EH&S ensures that all light bulbs are properly recycled. Mercury is collected, metal and glass are recycled.
Compost / Organic Waste – all plant material from our landscaping crew is collected and composted onsite. Pre-consumer food waste at the Dining Hall is collected, too.
Special Wastes that are recycled
E-Waste – gets sent to surplus
Housing UVillage Recycling Locations
University Village and the Residence Halls have single-stream, co-mingled recycling bins. Residents can add the following items to these recycling bins:
- Plastic Bottles
- Bags of bags – plastic wrap and plastic bags should be bagged before placing in the recycling bin
- Plastics #1 – #7
- Aluminum Cans (empty)
- Aluminum Foil
- Metal Cans
- Metal – all types of metal! Size should be limited to 2' x 2'
- Glass Bottles
(Above: rinse with water & remove lids or caps)
- Paper – white, colored, junk mail, envelopes are all OK
- Phone Books
- Junk Mail
- Office Paper
- Plastic Bags
(Above: place in a bag, so they do not get wet)
- Cereal/Cracker Boxes
(Above: flatten and place in recycling bin)