How to Recycle

Clean-Out Guide 1

Clean-Out Guide 2


The Residential Recycling Program is a convenient way for students living on-campus to recycle.




Residents are responsible for sorting and emptying recyclables into centrally located recycling bins near trash dumpsters.

Click on your residence hall to find the recycling location nearest you:

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Click here to learn more about Auburn University's Housing and Residence Life.



The Waste Reduction and Recycling Department is making recycling easy and convenient for faculty and staff through the Campus Building Recycling Program.

With the majority of buildings on campus containing recycling options, we are working hard to improve recycling daily. 

Click here to see which buildings contain recycling.

Click here to find out what is recyclable at Auburn University.

Building Occupant Responsibility

Building occupants should place recyclable materials in the appropriate bin. See recycling bin options below:

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Deskside Recycling Community Recycling Cabinet Recycling
Mixed Paper Only Mixed Paper, Plastic/Aluminum/Steel, Cardboard* (L to R) Landfill, Mixed Paper, Plastic/Aluminum/Steel


Custodial Staff Responsibilities

Custodians service building waste on a daily basis.

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Custodial Staff collect recyclables alongside trash Custodial Staff place sorted recyclables in 95-gallon roll-carts located outside the building Custodial Staff flatten and recycle cardboard in the designated dumpster

Last Updated: October 18, 2018