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Sustainability & Recycling - Recycle

Recycling is the reprocessing of materials into new products. It generally prevents the waste of potentially useful materials, reduces the consumption of raw materials and reduces energy usage.  It is a key concept of modern waste management. The following items are recycled at MUSC at present.

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MATERIALDESCRIPTIONCOLLECTION
TONER CARTRIDGES
  • email us for more information or click here for instructions
  • Drop off at various locations on campus: click here for list
  • Xerox supplies (3-5 boxes) can be sent back to Xerox in an Eco Box click here to order
UNIV call 2-4119
MUHA call 2-5600
PAPERpaper binsALL OFFICE PAPER (including CONFIDENTIAL documents) is shredded and recycled. Look for green slotted lids or locked paper consoles near copy machines, printers and mailrooms. To request a paper bin, call 2-4119

WEEKLY

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#1,2,3,5 & 7 PLASTIC GLASS BOTTLES
ALUMINUM & STEEL CAN
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PGS bin

Look for PGS bin:tall blue bin with two holes on the lid in student lounges and break rooms and large black cans in horseshoe.

MUHA cafeteria & ART café recycle also

WEEKLY

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CARDBOARD & PAPERBOARD
Flatten boxes and place NEXT to your waste container so that Housekeeping can take them to the correct recycling bin.
NIGHTLY
Compact Fluorescent Bulb (CFL)Call to 2-4119 and ask zone maintenance to collect 
UNIV call 2-4119
MUHA call 2-5600
PHONE BOOKS
Place old Phone Books NEXT to your paper recycling bin: Not INSIDE
September  to October
BATTERIES
Request a container or use one of the convenient drop-off locations: cafeteria hallway, lobby of Library & IOP
 
UNIV call 2-4119
MUHA call 2-5600
ELECTRONIC WASTEmulti recycle unitCD’s, floppy disks, cords, plugs, shredders, calculators, speakers, printers and other electronics (NOT computers)
Call for pick up or drop off in the appropriate bin in the News Stand area (across from the cafeteria) and lobby of library & lobby of IOP
 
UNIV call 2-4119
MUHA call 2-5600
MAGAZINES, HARD BACK BOOKS, NEWSPAPERItems must be kept separate from regular Office Paper- call for pick up when container is full.

 

UNIV call 2-4119
MUHA call 2-5600
CELL PHONES

Bring cell phones to MUSC Communications Dept (Harborview Tower) or
contact Barbara Bradham at bradhamb@musc.edu

2-4040
C&D Waste Management and RecyclingConstruction and Demolition waste management and recycling is an important part of sustainable building construction. For contacts and more information on MUSC's program:

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