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Recycling and Waste Reduction

Recycling

Move Out Donation Drive

dddThe annual move-out donation drive, Donate Don't Dump, is quickly approaching.  From May 4 through May 12, students will have an opportunity to donate items they no longer want or need.

Volunteers are needed!  Please consider joining us for a few hours to help keep valuable materials out of the landfill.  Volunteer shifts begin May 9 and last between 2.5 to 3 hours, depending on the day.

Learn more about what you can donate, how to donate, and how you can sign up to volunteer.


What to Recycle

What to Recycle

What goes in the blue recycling bin? Use the guide below to help you recycle. Remember, you can mix all recyclables to...

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How to Recycle

How to Recycle

Recycling is one of the easiest things you can do to make UI more sustainable.  Whether you are walking through various ...

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Where Does My Recycling Go?

Where Does My Recycling Go?

Learn what happens to your recyclables after you put them in a recycling bin on campus.

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Get Involved

Get Involved

Thank you for choosing the recycle with us!  The small steps you take to recycle make a big impact!  There are a number ...

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Composting

Composting

Turning Waste Into Black GoldThe University of Iowa began composting in 2007, thanks to a group of undergraduate enginee...

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Progress and Data

Progress and Data

The University of Iowa has set a goal to divert at least 60% of our waste from the landfill by 2020.  To achieve this go...

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Download Resources

Download Resources

Here are some resources you can download to help you and your fellow Hawkeyes to recycle more and landfill less.

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Contact Us

Want to find out more about recycling and waste diversion? Have questions about what's recyclable or not?               ...

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