The Sustainability Office at Lesley provides information, statistics and tips on effective recycling and composting on campus.
Lesley University has Single Stream (or "Zero Sort") recycling. The following commodities can be recycled in the Single Stream system:
Below is a guide for recycling on campus. Remember: all containers with food or liquid residue should be rinsed.
Compostable material includes:
Composting is available at these locations:
Since 2008, Lesley University has been closely monitoring waste and recycling efforts. Since then, each year Lesley has increased the percentage in which waste is diverted and not sent to a landfill. Materials that Lesley University diverts from landfills include electronic waste, Single Stream Recycling, compost, and cooking oil.
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