Waste Reduction

One-Stream Recycling

For your convenience, one stop recycling stations can be found all over campus. Wondering where to recycle paper? Plastics? Light-metals? You can dispose of all these items through our one-stream recycling system. Remember:

  • Read Labels to make sure you are putting your recycling in the correct container.
  • Reduce bin contamination by cleaning your dirty containers before recycling.

A photo of a woman using the outdoor recycling binsRecycling

Outdoor Bins are placed around campus, allowing students, employees and visitors to recycle beverage containers, mixed recyclables, and garbage.

Did you know that he bottles collected in the bottle recycling bins are returned for refund at our local bottle depot?  All funds returned are used to help fund our student clubs on campus. 

Battery Bin Locations

Green or brown Battery Bin recycling stations can be found all over campus. Find your closest receptacle:

  • Library
  • Bookstore
  • First Year Dorms Entrance
  • Second Year Residence Dish 
  • 2nd Floor of the Library
  • 2nd Floor of Faith & Life
  • Classroom Building and Science Extension
  • Technology and Learning Services
  • Facilities and Operations

Collections bins in the Library

  • ink cartridge
  • battery
  • pen and highlighter 

Double-sided Printing

It now costs less for students to print double-sided!  Rather than 10¢ per side, it now costs 5¢ for the second side of a double-sided print job.  A win-win: save money while cutting paper consumption in half!  How do I print double-sided?

Reusable Bags

The Bookstore provides re-usable bags to customers rather than plastic bags and also have recyclable options for sale. Think about how much plastic is now being diverted from the landfill.  Please remember to take your re-usable bags along with you when you do your errands!

They also provide a pen recycling station where you can drop off your old and unwanted pens. 

Recycling bins in Dorm rooms

Each dorm room has now been outfitted with it's own blue recycle bin making it easier for students to recycle on a daily basis!