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How to Recycle

Recycling Containers

Each recycling location has a bin for mixed paper/cardboard and one for plastic, glass, and cans. Be sure to separate your recyclable materials into the proper bin. All plastic, metal, and glass items must be empty and clean.

If recycling bins from your location are missing, please call:

  • River Campus — 273-4567
  • Strong Memorial Hospital — 275-6255
  • School of Medicine and Dentistry — 275-9203
  • Off-Site locations — 275-2082

In the Medical Center, plastic, glass, and metal containers can be recycled at:

  • MRB Café (containers by door)
  • the Courtyard Café (containers by door/vending machine)
  • the House of Six Nations Cafeteria (place on tray return)
  • Flaum Atrium (2 recycling container units on the G floor and 2 on the 1st floor)

For more information about recycling at the University of Rochester, contact:

Amy Kadrie

Recycling Coordinator

recycling bins

A typical arrangement of recycling and waste containers on University campuses, from left to right: plastic, glass, and metal containers; non-recyclable trash; mixed paper.

fancy recycling container at Flaum

One of the new recycling containers in the Flaum Atrium.