Sustainability & Recycling . . .
Why is recycling important?
- Saves Energy
- Saves money and land
- Reduces air and water
- Creates jobs
- Preserves wildlife
- Saves natural resources
This image is of
items discarded by Winthrop students during move
out at the end of the 2011/12 acadmic year. Much
of this 'trash' could have been recycled or
donated. What else do you notice about the
'trash' that was discarded?
New recycling signage being rolled out . . .
The following materials
can be recycled in common areas on campus:
- Mixed office paper,
magazines and newspaper
- Corrugated cardboard (in
- Telephone books
with numbers 1-7
- Aluminum and steel cans
- Toner and inkjet cartridges
Representatives in each building
are available to the assist the Sustainability
Communicate communicate more effectively when
integrating sustainable practices and address issues
in those buildings where a sustainable practices are
not being followed.
This program also
will allow the
Representatives to field
specific questions about issues that building
occupants may have in their building. A list
Representatives is available
the volunteer in each building.
To ask specific questions
about recycling, please contact
at 323-2318 or
Chris Johnson at
For additional information about
recycling at Withrop University, visit the
The following items
are recycled on campus in select locations:
classroom projection bulbs
- Fluorescent lamps
- High intensity discharge
- Lamp ballasts
- Thermostats, switches and alarm pull
stations that contain mercury
for more information about the proper procedure for
recycling these items.