UAH Single-Stream Recycling

In all academic buildings on campus, UAH now accepts plastic, paper, aluminum, and paperboard in the same bin.

If you need a recycling bin for your office, hallway, or communal area, please contact


Items Accepted for Recycling


  • Plastic water and soda bottles
  • Liquid detergent bottles
  • Shampoo bottles
  • Plastic jugs
  • Plastics #1 (PET)
  • Plastics #2 (HDPE)


  • Soda cans
  • Steel cans (rinsed)
  • Bi-metal cans


  • Computer paper, printer paper, envelopes, and notebook paper
  • Newspaper and magazines
  • Sticky notes
  • Junk mail
  • Cardboard
  • Paperboard (cereal and other food boxes)

Miscellaneous Recycling


The UAH grounds crew picks up and bales cardboard from all campus buildings.

Cardboard that will not fit in our “Single Stream” recycling bins should be placed in the loading dock area of the campus building. 

Electronic Waste & Ink Cartridges 

Don Thompson


Universal Waste

  • Fluorescent Lamps
  • Compact Fluorescents
  • Shatter Shields 
  • U-Bend & Circular Lamps
  • HID Lamps - Mercury Vapor, Metal Halide, high Pressure Sodium
  • Low Pressure Sodium Bulbs
  • 2" Grooved Fluorescents
  • 4' & 8' Fluorescents with Ballast Attached
  • UV Lamps
  • Neon Lamps
  • Spent Lead-Acid, Nickel/Cadmium, Mercury and Alkaline* Batteries
  • Certain and Unused Pesticides
  • Ballasts (with PCBS)
  • Mercury-Containing Thermostats

Kristy Olive



Taylor Myers

Sustainability Coordinator

Physical Plant Building 110G