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Recycling

Simmons now offers single stream recycling in all recycling bins on both the academic and residence campus.

 

How do I recycle?

Main Campus
  • Simply dispose of paper, cans and bottles in any recycling bin on campus including: blue desk side recycling bin, hallway recycling bin, or any bin located in a dining area. Please rinse any soiled containers before discarding them.
  • Batteries can be recycled at Buildings & Grounds, located on the basement level of the Main Campus Building, E008.
  • All printer and copier toner cartridges should be recycled through WB Mason when reordered.
Replacement desk side recycling bins may be requested by contacting the Facilities Service Center
  • Online via our web form
  • Phone: 617-521-1000 (x1000)
  • Email: facilities@simmons.edu
Residence Campus
  • Large bins are located on the first or basement level of each residence hall. Single stream recycling allows paper, cans and bottles to be disposed of in any recycling bin.
  • Batteries and Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) can be recycled at Residence Campus Services, located on the 2nd floor of the Health Center, Office 25.
  • All printer and copier toner cartridges should be recycled through WB Mason when reordered.

The Following Items Cannot Be Recycled:

  • Overhead Transparencies
  • Copy Paper Ream Wrappers
  • Peel & Stick Labels
  • Blue Prints
  • Styrofoam
  • Floppy Disks
  • Candy Wrappers
  • Carbon Paper
  • 3-Ring Binders
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Soiled paper or food containers

How Do I Recycle Special Items (i.e., Electronics, Microfiche, Hardback Books, Metal, and Furniture)?

Work order requests may be submitted to the Facilities Service Center in the following ways:
  • Online via our web form
  • Phone: 617-521-1000 (x1000)
  • Email: facilities@simmons.edu

Additional Information

For more information about recycling, sustainability or Simmons' efforts to create a green campus, please visit green.simmons.edu

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