Compost Drop-Off Sites

Compost Drop Off Sites

compost carts

University Housing & Dining receives compost collection service from a local waste hauler to collect food waste generated in the UH&D Market Places.  Students may utilize UH&D's existing compost collection service for the Residence Hall Compost Program.

At each of the buildings listed below, you will find green and yellow compost collection carts that say "Waste Management" on the side of the cart.  Please place your compost in one of these carts.

Burge Dock

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Access from inside:  Take the southwest elevator down to the ground floor as if you were going to the South Laundry Room.  When you exit the elevator, turn left and walk down the hall heading away from the laundry room.  On the left side of the hall, there will be a set of doors and a window that looks out toward T. Anne Cleary walkway.  Continue past the window and turn left at the next hallway.  Go past the frieght elevator (on your right) to the door at the end of the hall.  The door has a yellow sign that says "STUDENT COMPOSTING ENTER HERE."  Once inside the room, empty your compost into the designated compost cart.

Access from outside:  Approach Burge dock area from the west side of the building via the T. Anne Cleary Walkway.  Walk down the ramp towards the dock and take the staircase to the top of the dock.  Enter the building through the dock doors.  Once inside, turn left and walk about 10 feet to the next hallway, then turn left again.  Go past the freight elevator (on your right) to the door at the end of the hall.  The door has a yellow sign that says "STUDENT COMPOSTING ENTER HERE."  Once inside the room, empty your compost into the designated compost cart.

Hours of operation: 8AM- 4:30PM, Monday through Friday (Hours subject to change during holidays and breaks)


Catlett Dock

Access from Outside Catlett compost carts

Access from inside: Take the elevator down to the first floor.  When you get off the elevator, walk straight through the double doors towards the dock (do not turn down the hallway where the laundry is).  Locate the designated compost carts on the lower section of the dock.  Empty compost into designated bins.

Access from outside: Approach the dock area from the west side of the building via N. Madison Street.  The dock area has several large garage doors.  Enter the building through the small door to the right of the large garage doors.  Locate the designated compost carts on the lower section of the dock.  Empty compost into designated carts.

Hours of operation: 8AM- 4:30PM, Monday through Friday (Hours subject to change during holidays and breaks)


Hillcrest Dock

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Access from inside:  Take the #3 staircase (the staircase between the front desk and lobby) all the way down to the bottom.  Go through the single tan door at the bottom of the stairs.  Turn left and follow the hallway towards the red door marked "Mechancial Room."  Then, turn right and proceed down the next hallway until you see a set of red double doors.  Push open the double doors to access the dock area.  Designated compost carts will be on the raised dock area.  Empty compost into the designated compost carts.

Access from outside:  Approach the dock area from the east side of the building via S. Riverside Drive.  The dock area has several large garage doors.  Enter the building through the small door to the right of the large garage doors.  Use the staircase to access the raised dock area and locate the designated compost carts on top of the dock.  Empty compost into designated carts.

Hours of operation: 8AM- 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday (Hours subject to change during holidays and breaks)