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:


2009-2010 Residence Hall Recycling Challenge

Submitted by JoAnn M. Lawrence

Join us for Amherst College’s Residence Hall Recycling Challenge. 

This year, the Challenge is running concurrently with RecycleMania.  So not only will you get to show which residence hall recycles the best on campus, but by competing against each other, we are all working together to beat the likes of Williams, and Tufts, and Colby in the national competition.


The Challenge starts February 1st and runs through Spring Break.

How it works: