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Other Recyclable Materials

Ink Jet and Toner Cartridges

You can mail ink jet and toner cartridges to University Mail Services. Please place in original or replacement packaging and mail to PO Box 270001.

On River Campus, you can drop off toner cartridges at:

  • Campus Mail Center (at the counter)
  • Wilson Commons: Common Connection
  • Rush Rhees: IT Center
  • Any residential life office:
    • Quad (Hoeing 100)
    • Susan B. Anthony (Morgan 104)
    • Hill Court (Gale 112)
    • Towers (Anderson 130

At the Medical Center, you can drop-off toner cartridges at:

  • Helen Wood Hall Loading Dock Area (1w219)
  • Medical Center Post Office


The University recycles batteries in accordance with both Monroe County Environmental Services and NYSDEC guidelines. Contact the Hazardous Waste Management Unit at 275-2056 if your area is interested in arranging a battery collection location.

On River Campus, drop off batteries at:

  • 612 Engineering Stores
  • Rush Rhees Library: University IT Center
  • Wilson Commons

At the Medical Center, drop off batteries at:

  • Photo Illustration
  • Engineering Stores
  • Parking Garage office
  • Medical Center Parking service counter
  • School Of Medicine and Dentistry Environmental Services Office, G-6305 (Mon-Fri 8am-4pm)

Fluorescent Lamps, Used Oil, Solvent Waste Distillation

To recycle these materials, obtain a list of available free chemicals, or to dispose of any hazardous wastes, please contact the Hazardous Waste Management Unit at 275-2056.

Athletic Shoes

Worn out or unwanted sneakers are collected at the Goergen Athletic Center alumni locker rooms for Nike's Reuse-A-Shoe program. Nike collects shoes and recycles them into athletic fields. 


Please see the University IT Equipment Recovery webpage for information about pick-up/drop-off options and what's eligible for recycling.

Document Destruction

Please contact the Customer Service Center at 273-4567 to schedule a service request.

Name Plates

Please mail them to Al Hill, Box 623, URMC. Al is O&M Project Coordinator and Manager for the Lock/Sign/Door shops.

Scrap Metal, Construction Material, Office Furniture, Plastic or Metal Drums and Buckets, or Other

If you would like information on recycling these materials, please contact :
Amy Kadrie
Recycling Coordinator

Recycling Posters

Download and print these posters for your classroom, conference room, breakroom, dorm, or office.

River Campus ink recycling
ink jet recycling: River Campus

URMC ink recycling
ink jet recycling: Medical Center

Recycling flyer


For more information about recycling at the University of Rochester, contact:

Amy Kadrie

Recycling Coordinator