Submitted by JoAnn M. Lawrence

Amherst College is committed to recycling and waste reduction. Bins and recycling programs for a variety of material are located throughout the campus.

For more information about the specific facets of our recycling program, click on one of the links below:

Recycling Icon

Why Recycle?

Office Recycling

Recycling in the Offices

Residence Recycling

Recycling in the Residence Halls

Public Recycling

Recycling in the Public Areas

Phy Plant Recycling

Recycling Facilities Department Wastes


Recycling & Waste Reduction Tips for the Winter Holidays

Recycling Statistics

Recycling Statistics


Amherst & RecycleMania

Residence Hall Challenge

Residence Hall Recycling Challenge



For more information about environmental stewardship at Amherst College visit our Green Amherst - Sustainability website.