COVID-19 and Sustainability

UPDATED 5/13/21 For the past year plus, staff and faculty across the college have been working on the innumerable pivots necessary to ensure that the college could still operate.  The Zilkha Center has been working with our colleagues to support sustainable operations and has also been… Continue reading »

End-of-Year Computer Recycling program – GreenUp

At the end of each year, students, faculty, and staff can safely and responsibly recycle personal computing equipment. What Can I Drop Off? Laptops, monitors, printers, and other computer peripherals are accepted. When and Where is It? The main GreenUp program – for seniors, faculty, and staff – is May… Continue reading »

Toner Recycling Program Change

Our print management company, CBS, has partnered with a new toner recycling program. In order to further reduce waste, empty toner cartridges will be shipping in boxes of six rather than one at a time. We have placed seven boxes in different areas on campus in which you can… Continue reading »

Bet you didn’t know that these things are recyclable

Did you know that these items are recyclable?       Solo Cups in the plastic/ metal/ glass recycling bins   Pizza Boxes (grease and all) Important recycling instructions  Take out anything inside (crusts, plastic, wax)  Flatten the box  Stack it behind the paper/cardboard/recycling bin  … Continue reading »

Recyclemania Competition vs. Amherst

Click on the image for the full size poster From October 24 to November 4, Williams and Amherst will be competing in a waste reduction / recycling competition.  “Recyclemania” is campus-wide and being spearheaded by the student athlete groups and environmental councils from each school.  The winner will be announced at… Continue reading »

Greening Sports: Locker Rooms & Terracycling

Cross Country runner Eliza Matt stands next to one of the new locker room recycling bins by Hadley Desmules ’16, SAAC Co-president & Waste & Recycling Working Group member Recycling Bins in Locker Rooms The Zilkha Center and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) have been working together with… Continue reading »

Updated Campus Recycling Guide

What’s recyclable on campus?  What isn’t? How do I safely dispose of things like batteries and cell phones? Answers to all these questions are on the comprehensive, updated campus Recycling Guide. CAMPUS RECYCLING GUIDE   Signage Click here to view and download the… Continue reading »