We Make WCC Sustainable
The Recycling Operation makes a dedicated effort by working with the students, staff and faculty to reduce the amount of recyclable material that may end up in the landfill. This is accomplished by providing recycle containers in all Campus building classrooms, offices, public areas and other locations as needed.
What we Recycle:
Paper: office paper, colored paper, newsprint (newspaper, phone books, magazines, any grade of cardboard, books (hard and soft cover), envelopes, shredded paper (put in clear plastic bags and place in paper recycle container) and other paper products. Staples and paper clips are acceptable.
DO NOT RECYCLE TISSUE, NAPKINS, SOILED PAPER PLATES AND PAPER CUPS.
Container: plastic (resin coded #1,2,3,4,5,7), glass (clear and colored), aluminum (tin and steel).
Batteries: Alkaline, Lead, Nickel, Zinc, and lithium batteries in all sizes.
Techno-trash: VHS, cassette tapes, CD’s, DVD’s, mini discs, floppy diskettes and all covers.
Plastic bags: commercial grade plastic bags, #2 HDPE.
Food Composting*: coffee grounds and filters, egg shells, fruits and vegetables.
*Food waste collection is currently available food service providers and departments throughout the campus. If your department is interested in having a Compost Bin in your area please submit a FAMIS service request or contact Facilities Management at ext. 5300.
* For a Recycling A-Z List, click here.
Recycling Report for Calendar Year 2012
- Paper – 87,851 pounds
- Cardboard – 63, 925 pounds
- Commingled Containers – 17, 972 pounds
Recycling Operations Manager