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Check out the recyclables snapshots of the 2016 Fiscal Year.

A graph of the single stream recycling impact over the last 3 years.

Single Stream

A 60% increase in recycling tonnage since implementing single stream recycling and "empty-your-own" trash collection system.

A graph of landfill waste produce over the last 3 years.

Landfill Waste

Landfill waste is beginning to stabilize. As single stream recycling allows WVU to recycle more items than ever before, we hope to see this chart continue to remain stable.

A graph of the total recyclables for Fiscal Year 2016

All Recyclables

Over 1,600 tons of material was recycled last year. This includes plastic, paper,    aluminum and cardboard from each building as well as miscellaneous items like electronics, lighting, textiles and other sustainability programs and initiatives.

A graph of specialized recyclable numbers for fiscal year 2016

Specialized Recycling

Here is the breakdown of all the specialized items WVU recycled this past fiscal year.

Contact Us

Office of Sustainability
48 Donley Street | P.O. Box 6555
Morgantown, WV 26506-5555
Phone: 304.293.7916 | Fax: 304.293.7156