Recycling Guide

Recycling services are available everywhere on campus through various permanent and temporary options. Certain circumstances and locations may allow for collection of different materials than others. Examples of permanent station options include Interior Recycling Stations, Residence Hall Stations, the Public Drop Off Center, University Apartments Recycling Stations, Athletic Event Recycling Stations, and Exterior Recycling Stations. Below is a list of items commonly accepted for disposal by category. Select the individual item to learn more about its recycling and surplus options and requirements.

Recycling and Surplus Options

Category Item Surplus Options Recycling Options Accepted at Drop Off Center?
Construction and Demolition Asphalt Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments No
Construction and Demolition Cardboard Contractors and Project Leads, Public, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, Public, University Departments Yes - With Restrictions
Construction and Demolition Concrete Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments No
Construction and Demolition Fixtures/Flooring/Furnishings Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments No
Construction and Demolition Glass Contractors and Project Leads, Public, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, Public, University Departments Yes - With Restrictions
Construction and Demolition Masonry Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments No
Construction and Demolition Metal Contractors and Project Leads, Public, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, Public, University Departments Yes - With Restrictions
Construction and Demolition Plastic Contractors and Project Leads, Public, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, Public, University Departments Yes - With Restrictions
Construction and Demolition Porcelain Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments No
Construction and Demolition Windows/Window Treatments Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments No
Construction and Demolition Wood Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments Contractors and Project Leads, University Departments No
Electronic Waste Computers Public - with restrictions, University Departments University Departments No
Electronic Waste Fluorescent Tubes University Departments University Departments No
Electronic Waste Household Appliances Public - with restrictions, University Departments University Departments No
Electronic Waste Ink Jet Cartridges University Departments University Departments No
Electronic Waste Refrigerators Public - with restrictions, University Departments University Departments No
Electronic Waste Toner Cartridges University Departments University Departments No
Glass Non Tempered Glass Bottles and Jars Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Glass Windows/Tempered Glass Public - with restrictions, University Departments University Departments No
Metal Houshold Metal Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Metal Wire Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Organics Food Waste N/A Public - with restrictions, University Departments - with restrictions No
Organics Landscape and Yard Clippings N/A Public - with restrictions, University Departments - with restrictions No
Organics Soil N/A University Departments No
Paper Books Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Paper Boxboard Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Paper Corrugated Cardboard Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Paper Mixed Paper Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Paper Newspaper Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Paper Office Paper Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Plastic #1 PET or PETE Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Plastic #2 High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Plastic Plastic #3-#7 Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Plastic Bags Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Plastic Film Packaging Public, University Departments Public, University Departments Yes
Plastic Polystyrene (Styrofoam) University Departments - with restrictions University Departments - with restrictions No
Surplus Items Clothing and Textiles Public - with restrictions, University Departments University Departments - with restrictions No
Surplus Items Furniture Public, University Departments University Departments - with restrictions No
Surplus Items Mattresses University Departments -with restrictions University Departments - with restrictions No