Recycling

How to Recycle or Compost @ UW-Stout

At UW-Stout, students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors can recycle or compost a number of materials campus-wide. If you have questions about recycling, email the Sustainability Office at sustainability@uwstout.edu.

Click here for a a downloadable handout of everything we recycle.

Organics for Compost

  • All food waste
  • To-go containers and utensils from University Dining Services
  • Greasy pizza boxes
  • Paper towels
  • Napkins

Compost them @ compost containers in all campus buildings.

 Organics for Compost

No Sort Recycling

  • Plastics #1-#7
  • Aluminum, steel, and tin
  • Glass of any color
  • Paper -- newspaper, office paper, magazines, cardstock
  • Non-greasy pizza boxes

Recycle them @ containers in all buildings on campus.

No Sort Recycling

 

Inkjet Cartridges

Recycle them @

  • Ink jet recycling bin on 1st floor of Memorial Student Center
  • Send via campus mail to the Surplus Department @ 142 University Services (employees only)

 

Inkjet Cartridges

 

Personal Electronics

  • MP3 players
  • Digital cameras
  • Cell phones
  • Graphing calculators

Recycle them @ electronics recycling bin on 1st floor of MSC.

 Personal Electronics

University-Owned Electronics

Recycle @ Surplus Department -- contact at 232.2262 or 142 University Services

University-owned electronics

 

Batteries

Recycle them @

  • Battery recycling bin on the 1st floor on the Memorial Student Center
  • Front desks of all residence halls (on-campus students)
  • Send via campus mail to the Surplus Department @ 142 University Services (employees only)
Batteries

 

Aerosol Cans

Recycle @ Applied Arts Building

  • Container on 1st floor Process Lab (by spray booth)
  • Container on 2nd floor Industrial Design Lab (by spray booth)
Aerosol Cans

 

Laserjet Cartridges

Recycle @ Surplus Department 

  • Send via campus mail to 142 University Services (employees only)
Laserjet Cartridges

 

Light Bulbs

Recycle @ department levels

  • Collected by department custodians
Light Bulbs

 

Recycling Administrative Procedure

To learn more about recycling at UW-Stout, check out Administrative Procedure 047 for Recycling on the UW-Stout Campus.