Plastics Numbered 1-7
Additional Materials (Clothes, Electronics..)
Trash/Materials That Should Not Be Placed in Recycling Bins:
To Go Containers
Paper Coffee Cups
Paper products with food waste
Food & Liquids
Recycling & Waste
All Together Now
Brandeis changed to a method of recycling collection called Single Stream Recycling in Fall 2008. One single container can be used for all recyclable material. Keep trash like napkins and food waste out of the recycling!
Where Does it Go?
All the waste from dining hall locations are taken to a commercial composting facility called WeCare, you can view pictures from a field trip there. Our trash waste is sent to a trash to energy facility called Wheelabrator.
The complete journey of waste at Brandeis is documented in a Justice article by Benjamin Terris '08. An update to the article: Recyclables are now brought to Casella Waste Zero Sort Facility.Read the Article.The Wasteland: From incinerators to compost digesters