The Recycling Program includes all buildings including Dining Services.
Waste streams increased to include alkaline batteries, vehicle batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, magazines, newspapers, cardboard, mixed paper, books, unwanted furniture, unwanted/donated clothing (“Trash to Treasure”/Move Out Program) and food waste from both pre- and post-consumption.
Expansion of electronics recycling program which provides an opportunity for the College and community at large to participate.
Acquisition of additional recycling containers (approximately 114) and signage.
Instituted the “Move-In” cardboard recycling program in the 2008 Fall Semester resulting in the 5.5 tons of recycled cardboard.
2009 calendar year yielded a recycling rate of approximately 30% over 2008 (not including composting) and 80% over 2005.