If you have any hard to recycle materials that you would like disposed of please email the Office of Sustainability.
For most of you the majority of your on-campus recycling needs will be covered through our our single-stream recycling program utilizing our blue and black containers spread around campus. Learn more about the Zero-Sort Program.
However, our campus generates a lot of specialty waste items that need to be handled differently. To better understand this, think about your home, you likely generate some waste or materials that you know you cannot throw into you trash or recycling like, batteries, paint, fluorescent lights, old electronics and even sensitive documents that you don't want to toss in your bin without shredding first. At the university, we generate the same waste except on a much larger scale across all of campus.
Here are some of those items: