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New Guidelines for Recycling

Posted on December 16, 2018 | Filed under Archive

This post has been archived. Information below may be out of date and/or relate to a past event.

Effective immediately, we can no longer recycle glass or #3,4,5,6,7 plastics on campus due to new recycling guidelines from our waste hauler. While we like to think recycling is a virtuous, environmental act, the reality is it’s an imperfect process driven by market economics rather than environmental ethos. You can view all the details of the new program by clicking here. Follow the new guidelines, but to really have an environmental impact, stop (or minimize) purchasing single use containers. To explore how Allegheny supports the minimization of waste across campus, click here.