Frequently Asked Questions

What to Recycle

A list of common acceptable and unacceptable items

Where to Recycle

 An explanation of how to recycle in certain areas on campus

Special Material Recycling

A brief guide to the "Hard to Recycle" items on campus

Office Clean Outs & Special Collections

To recycle from office purges or special collection of recycalbles

Shredding Services

For documents that need to be shredded before they are recycled

Construction & Demolition Materials

How to recycle your construction and demolition waste

Missed Collection?

For a missed collection in your building, please call
Facilities Management at: 303-492-5321 

Housing related question?

For a Housing Department related question, please call: 303-735-5555

About Us

Learn more about the Environmental Center and CU's Recycling program!

At a Glance

Statistics about CU's Zero Waste program

Team Spotlight

Learn more about the people involved with Zero Waste

Contact Us

Environmental Center

UMC 355

Mailing Address: 
CU Recycling
207 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309

Recycling Operations Center


1060 Regent Drive, Boulder CO



The Environmental Center is on the third floor of the University Memorial Center, room number 355

The Recycling Operations Center is located behind the CUPD station and lot 436