Recycling Process . . .
By keeping recyclables out of the
trash, we reduce the cost of waste removal, decrease
the rate at which our community landfills are
filling up, and clean up air, earth, and water by
reducing the added pollution that results from
refinement of virgin materials. Recycling does make
The key to success in the
W·E·C·A·R·E recycling program is our community.
Students, faculty, staff, and guests decide whether
or not to recycle. Recycling benefits everyone in
our community with a cleaner environment, a more
attractive campus, an economic advantage for the
university, and a brighter future for all.
containers are located in all academic building and
residence halls to facilitate the disposal of emptied
plastic containers, aluminum cans, mixed office paper, newspaper and magazines. These
recycling containers are conveniently located in
recycling centers throughout the various buildings
on campus. Shredded paper shoudl be kept
separated from mixed office paper and placed in a clear
There are six cardboard recycling dumpsters on
camps. They are located near Dinkins, McBryde,
Thomson, Margaret Nance, Facilities Management, and the
Coliseum. All cardboard boxes must be flattened
before being placed in dumpster.
Office occupants using the blue, 14
quart recycling containers are requested to empty
recyclables collected into the
appropriate recycling containers located in the
centralized recycling centers. (All recycling is
collected in clear liners. Waste is collected in
Recycling collection would not be successful without
the team effort by the custodial staff, grounds crew,
and set up. Custodial collects the recyclables
from the building recycling centers and stages the
recycling in a common area outside the building.
Residence halls are collected on Fridays; academic
buildings are collected on Monday. From here,
the grounds crew collects the material and stages at
Facilities Management. Winthrop has partnered
with York County to process recyclables.
Special pick ups are
recommended when large quantities of recyclables during
cleanout of offices and other spaces. These
pick ups may arranged through the
Management Work Request web page.
City of Rock Hill empties the cardboard dumpsters on a
weekly basis. Therefore it is imperative not to park in
front of the cardboard dumpsters or any trash
specific questions about Winthrop's recycling program,