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Check out the recyclables snapshots of the 2019 Fiscal Year.



In an effort to understand the significant decline of recyclables collected in fiscal year 2019, employee and student surveys were distributed in the fall of 2019. As a result from the feedback given from those surveyed, a new recycling communication campaign will launch in 2020 to better educate the fundamentals of recycling to the WVU community.


Landfill Waste

Landfill waste can vary from year to year depending on factors such as enrollment and staff size, major events held, and construction projects happening on campus.

Specialized Recycling

Specialized Recycling

The overall recycling total for campus includes bulk recycling of commodities other than what individuals place in bins. The totals in this chart include things like furniture, paper documents with sensitive information, and regulated hazardous materials.

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

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