Since 2000, the University of Cincinnati has decreased the amount of its waste sent to landfills by 63%. This reduction has been achieved largely through recycling efforts. Currently 65% of waste at UC is diverted from landfills via recycling or reuse.
For more information about the All Recycling program in all buildings on campus, visit the All Recycling page.
For more information about recycling at athletic and special events, visit the Bearcat Recycling page.
For more information about recycling cell phones to raise money for gorilla conservation, visit the Eco-Cell Recycling page.
For more information on how to recycle or otherwise properly dispose of more unusual items on campus, please consult the following chart.
|Televisions and other Appliances||Asset Management||Teig Farrell|
|CDs, DVDs, VHS Tapes||Asset Management||Teig Farrell|
|Computers, Servers, Hard Drives, Monitors||Asset Management||Teig Farrell|
|Rechargeable Batteries||Asset Management||Teig Farrell|
|Printers, Scanners, Copiers||Asset Management||Teig Farrell|
|General Electronic Waste||Asset Management||Teig Farrell|
|Furniture and Lab Equipment||Asset Management||Teig Farrell|
|UC Cell Phones and PDAs||Asset Management||Teig Farrell|
|Toner Cartridges||Asset Management||Teig Farrell|
|Single Use Batteries||Environmental Health & Safety||Matthew Schnetzer|
|Lamps and Bulbs||Environmental Health & Safety||Jason Lambers|
|Vehicle Batteries||Grounds, Moving & Transportation||Beth Rains|
|Microfiche||Grounds, Moving & Transportation|
|Books, Magazines, Periodicals||Grounds, Moving & Transportation||Beth Rains|
|Scrap Metal||Grounds, Moving & Transportation||Beth Rains|
|Paint||Maintenance and Operations||Don Becker|