Recycling Resources

What can I recycle on campus?

  •  Paper Bin

    A photo of a paper recycling bin.

    • White or colored paper
    • Miscellaneous office paper
    • Newspapers
    • Magazines
    • Glossy paper
    • Cardboard*
    • Books (soft or hardcover)
    • Packaging boxes*

    *Please flatten all cardboard and boxes

  •  Containers Bin

     A photo of a containers recycling bin.

    • Plastic (all grades)
    • Metal
    • Glass
    • Soda bottles and cans
    • Other aluminum cans
  • Battery Container

    A photo of a battery recycling bin.

    • 9 volt batteries
    • D batteries
    • C batteries
    • AA batteries
    • AAA batteries
    • Cell phone batteries
    • Laptop batteries
    • Miscellaneous batteries

Where can I Recycle?

  • Alexander
    Level 1: Outside of Rm 101 and the Eagle Café, Level 2: outside Rm 211, Level 3: outside Rm 318
  • Best Hall
    Upper level in main lobby area
  • Boone Hall
    Garden floor: outside Rm 05
  • Bowen Field House
    Level 2: outside of R206
  • Briggs Hall
    1st floor outside the women's restroom
  • Brown Apartments
    Laundry Room
  • Buell Hall
    Upper level in main lobby area
  • College of Business
    On all floors by the elevator
  • Downing Hall
    Upper Level in main lobby
  • Fletcher School
    In kitchen
  • Ford Hall
    Level 2: Outside of Rm 227
  • Greenhouse
    Inside Room 102
  • Halle Library
    Outside main entrance, on levels 1 and 2 by the elevator, by all printers, and outside of the Eagle Café on the ground floor
  • Hill Hall
    Ground floor (next to kitchenette), in lounge on every floors
  • Hover Building
    In main entrance foyer, outside of Room 112
  • Hoyt Hall
    Ground floor (next to kitchenette), in lounge on every floors
  • King Hall
    Level 2: outside Rm 229, Level 4: by elevator 
  • Mark Jefferson
    1st floor by main stairs, 3rd floor by stairs, pop can recycle in basement by stairs
  • Marshall Building 
    Level 1: outside RM 108 and Men's Restroom Level 2: outside of Rm 208 and in student commons area
  • McKenny Hall
    Main lobby area on 1st, by the bell on the 2nd (Main) floor, outside of Service EMU desk, and outside the ballroom (3rd floor)
  • Munson Apartments
    Level 1: Main desk, outside the Competitive Edge, RM 110, Level 2: Outside RM 212, 200, Level 3: Pool table area, Level 4: By indoor track
  • Phelps Hall
    Hallway behind RA desk and in main lobby area
  • Physical Plant
    In main entrance foyer
  • Pierce Hall
    Level 2: by stairs and elevators
  • Pittman Hall
    Ground floor (next to kitchenette), in lounge on every floors
  • Porter Building
    Level 1: Outside RM 100, Level 2: In South foyer, Level 3: By stairs
  • Pray-Harrold
    By elevators on floors 3-7
  • Putnam Hall
    Hallway behind RA desk and in main lobby area
  • Quirk Sponberg Theatres
    Level 1: Outside RM 121
  • Rackham
    Level 1: outside Rm 114, Level 2: in student lounge (Rm 210)
  • REC/IM Building
    Level 1: Main desk, outside the Competitive Edge, RM 110, Level 2: Outside RM 212, 200, Level 3: Pool table area, Level 4: By indoor track
  • Roosevelt Hall
    Level 1: outside Rm 106, Level 2: outside Rm 209, Ground level: Outside Rm 15 and 5
  • Sellers Hall
    Hallway behind RA desk and in main lobby area
  • Sherzer Hall
    1st floor outside of Room 103
  • Sill Hall
    Level 1: By entrance stairs *(Missing sign)
  • Strong Hall
    Paper recycle on 1st floor, Paper recycle in GIS Lab (Rm 216), 3 Recycle Stations in auditorium area
  • Student Center
    Level 1: by elevators, in food court, under main staircase, Level 2: North entrance foyer, by elevator, by DCI staircase, Level 3: outside of room 345 and by the elevator 
  • Walton Hall
    Hallway behind RA desk and in main lobby area
  • Warner Gymnasium
    Level 1: outside RM 136 and 132
  • Welch Hall
    1st floor inside foyers facing toward +B43campus, 2nd floor outside 201, Elevator Room, Basement next to drinking fountain in NE wing
  • Westview Apartments
    Recycling dumpster in the first parking lot next to Building G 
  • Wise Hall
    Under Construction

If there are any questions or concerns about any recycling related problems on campus, please contact either the ENVI office or the physical plant.

Physical Plant Contact information

Phone: 734.487.1000
Fax: 734.487.8680

ENVI Office

734.487.6723 | emu_envi@emich.edu

Recycling Off Campus

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