2023 Campus Recycling group photo
Ohio University Campus Recycling

About us

Campus recycling facilitates the implementation of the Sustainability and Climate Action Plan, which sets environmental targets, goals and commitments. Our team provides services and support to the campus community by reducing University purchases, sharing, reusing, repairing, donating and recycling existing materials. 

  • Move In & Move Out weeks on campus 
  • Campus Race to Zero Waste  
  • Present to students, faculty, staff, organizations about sustainability practices  
  • Collaborate and work with non-profit organizations and local businesses 
  • Zero Waste Events including: athletic games, student org events, departmental events   

If you would like to volunteer with us, please visit our volunteer sign up page.

Have questions about what we do? Email recycle@ohio.edu 

Athens became the first community in Ohio to have curbside recycling
OHIO was the first university in the state to create a recycling department
Ohio University opened a food waste compost facility on campus
Athens Hocking Recycling Center built a recycling sorting facility in The Plains
Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the Sustainability and Climate Action Plan