Recycling is available on campus and in the City of Chicago.
Please see below for details.
Single Stream Recycling
Many items can be recycled via the University of Chicago single-stream recycling program including aluminum cans, cardboard, plastic, glass, paper, bottle caps, and more. All receptacles on the University of Chicago campus are single-stream and do not require sorting. Refer to the image below for additional information.
Several types of electronic waste can be recycled on campus via drop-off or pick-up services. Acceptable items include, but are not limited to, appliances, batteries, compact discs, mobile phones, computers, ink and toner cartridges, light bulbs, and VHS tapes. Refer to E-Waste Recycling and the image before for additional information.
UChicago Medicine Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) Pharmacy
5758 S Maryland Avenue, First Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60637
City of Chicago Pharmaceuticals Drop-off Locations
Off-Campus Recycling Only
For off-campus recycling and items that cannot be recycled on campus, refer to:
1) UChicago Marketplace
2) Your building property manager
3) The City of Chicago
4) Resale stores
5) Local retailers
6) Local charitable organizations
Also, consider reusing and repurposing materials.