The Sustainability Office at Lesley provides information, statistics and tips on effective recycling and composting on campus.
Composting is an essential component of sustainability at Lesley University. In five years, Lesley University has been able to increase its annual composting from 20 to 200 tons.
The following materials are compostable:
Composting is available at all dining locations:
Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Food Recovery Challenge
Lesley University is one of 26 colleges and universities that have signed onto EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge and the university works towards reducing food in the waste stream.
Lesley University has Single Stream (or "Zero-Sort”) recycling. The following commodities can be recycled in the Single Stream system:
Electronic waste must be diverted under separate methods. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on recycling any of the following:
Green Office Certification
Sustainability Academic Courses
Composting, Recycling, and E-Waste
Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Use
Lesley University Sustainability