UAH Single-Stream Recycling

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

 

Items Accepted for Recycling

Plastic

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

Aluminum

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

Paper

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

Miscellaneous Recycling

Cardboard

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

256.824.6315
CRB@uah.edu

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

256.824.2171
klo0003@uah.edu


Contact

Taylor Myers

Sustainability Coordinator

Physical Plant Building 110G
256.824.2545
taylor.myers@uah.edu

Robert Redmon

Director of Grounds Management

Physical Plant Building
256.824.6482
redmonr@uah.edu