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Recycling on Campus

Jerry Haba is the Director of Facilities and also the  Recycling Supervisor. He can be reached at (972)721-5018.

Facilities Recycling Programs

Your Facilities department is at the forefront of environmental compliance. Not only do we follow EPA /TCEQ guidelines in the disposal of the wastes generated here on campus, we have also partnered with Quest Resource Management Group to bring the campus some pretty remarkable recycling opportunities.

During the evenings night custodial crews remove recyclables from campus offices. During the semesters Facilities recycling students remove recyclables from campus housing.

Definitions

 
Items Accepted for Recycling

White Office paper                                                           Sticky Notes

Colored office paper                                                         Carbonless Forms

Computer paper                                                                Books

Envelopes (with or without windows)                          Paperboard

Note cards                                                                           Newspaper

Glossy Paper                                                                       Paper bags

Magazines & Catalogs                                                       Aluminum Cans

Glass (goes in 95 gallon totes on Haggar Dock)          Plastics

Cardboard ( goes into "cardboard only" containers)


Items NOT accepted for Recycling

Chemical Wastes                 Feminine Napkins             Styrofoam

Light Bulbs                           Sharps (of any kind)          TV Dinner aluminum trays

Pesticides                              Aerosol Cans                       Food Wastes

Oily Rags                               Grease & Oils                      Wet Paper Towels

Petroleum Products            E-wastes                               Paints             

Lab (Bio) Wastes                 Scrap Metals

Thermometers &/or any mercury containing equipment (MCE's)

We recycle and dispose of these items on a regular basis, just not in the main campus recycling bins. If you have any questions regarding the items just mentioned contact Facilities at (972)721-5296.


 Tips

In order to be as efficient as possible please follow these tips...


Recycling Container Locations

  1. Haggar Dock: Cardboard, Glass.
  2. Haggerty Science Dock: Mixed Stream, Mixed Paper.
  3. Parking Lot O: Mixed Stream.
  4. Each buildings' floor has a recycle container, as well as the department offices.
  5. Each residence hall floor has a recycle container.
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