What Can Be Recycled and Where

Residential collection Schedule
All recyclables are picked up on a scheduled day between 4:00 and 5:00 pm.

Monday: Omega, Zeta
Tuesday: Nu, Sigma
Wednesday: Kappa, Iota, Alpha
Thursday: Omega, Beta, Gamma
Friday: Nu, Epsilon, Delta

What can be recycled? Where can it be recycled?
Plastic Bottles/Containers #1 - #7 #1 - #7 plastic bottles can go in any small recycling bin located on the residential side of campus. Make sure to properly rinse the container before placing it in the bin. (look for the number on the bottom of the container)
Aluminum Containers Aluminum containers can go in any small recycling bin located on the residential side of campus. Please make sure to properly rinse the container before placing it in the bin.
Green, Brown and Clear Glass Green, brown, or clear glass containers can go in any small recycling bin located on the residential side of campus. Please make sure to properly rinse the container before placing it in the bin.
Paper Products Office paper, cardboard, envelopes, magazines, and newspaper can go in the large paper recycling bins. These bins are located at each dorm complex and at various locations on the academic side of campus. Some offices have specially designated small bins for paper. Make sure paper is separated from bottles and cans.
Electronics Learn more about Information Technology Services' recycling options.
Batteries DTZ has battery drop off locations in: all student lounge areas, Student Affairs Office, Franklin Templeton Lobby, Campus Safety Office in Brown Hall, Galbraith Marine Science Main Office, Bininger Theater Office, West Lodge Reception area, and the Facilities Management Office. You can also drop off your batteries at the Bridgeway Acres Landfill. Again there is no charge.

Examples of items we do not collect: trash, boxes soiled with food waste, plastic zip lock bags. If you have a question about an item do not hesitate to write an e-mail  to haagea@eckerd.edu or call (727) 864-8649.

Always remember to rinse and sort!
Please make sure to properly rinse out containers before placing them in the appropriate bin. Remember that your fellow students pick up these items and they deserve your respect and appreciation.

Any questions, concerns, or maybe you want to join our recycling team please contact Liz Haag, the Environmental Service Learning Intern at haagea@eckerd.edu or (727) 864-8649.