Recycling is an important aspect of waste reduction, and is a celebrated practice at Earlham. Our recycling program is jointly managed by the Facilities Department, Housekeeping Services, and the Sustainability Office. Earlham is a single stream, co-mingled recycling site.
We are able to accept all of the following items in any recycling bin on campus:
There is a small silver battery recycling bin in the following locations:
Waste management in Earlham's college-owned houses is managed by the City of Richmond. Each house has a green waste bin and a blue recycling bin. Trash is collected every Thursday and recycling is collected the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. The City of Richmond recycles the following:
If house members want to recycle cardboard or other paper products they can be taken to Earlham's recycling dumpster behind the Facilities Office or any recycling bin on campus.
Earlham's Recycling Policy may be downloaded here.