Environmental Stewardship

Waste Minimization

The Environmental and Emergency Management Department is committed to minimizing the amount of waste generated by the university. 

To learn more about some of our initiatives in this area check out the following:

  • Zero-Sort Recycling - Learn about our Zero-Sort or single stream recycling program. Over the years, this program has proven to allow us to increase our recycling efforts.
  • Battery and Small Electronics Recycling Drop-Offs- At key points throughout the University there are collection bins hanging where members of the University community can drop-off any batteries or small electronics they may have for recycling free of charge. Find out where all the bins are located on this page. 
  • Composting: Food Service Organics- The University has been working to implement a composting program University-Wide, learn more here.
  • Additional Recycling Programs by Material- In addition to the programs listed above the University works to recycle lots of other materials, a brief summary of some other initiatives are included here.