Recycling at Western State Colorado University
The goal of the 3R's Committee (Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle) is to have less than 5 percent of recyclable items in our waste that goes to the landfill. Before putting anything into a trash bin, ask yourself, "Can I recycle this?"
WSC Recycling Guidelines
- Office pack: white and colored papers; no neon or manilla folders.
These items may be included in the office indoor receptacles: (pickup Tuesday and Friday)
- Plastic #1 and #2 ONLY; please check number and empty contents
- Aluminum cans
Magazines and newspapers
Glass: clear, green and brown; please empty contents
Cardboard: flat or corrugated. Pizza delivery boxes are accepted. Waxed cardboard is not.
- Electronics (please see information below)
- Plastics #3-#7
Overnight mail packaging
- Plastic bags
Western State Colorado University offers electronic recycling for students, faculty and staff through Metech Recycling, which does not practice landfill dumping or third-world exporting. Read more about their practices here......
Please drop off any unwanted items to Facilities, located north of the football practice fields.
or (970) 943-3087