CUMC Facilities provides basic receptacles for recycling plastic, metal, glass, mixed paper, and cardboard. Please bring these materials to a central location for removal, as detailed in the chart below.
For proper disposal of cardboard boxes, flatten and place them in their designated location.
Send any used printer toner cartridges back to the manufacturer with the prepaid shipping label supplied with new cartridges. If you have a large number of used cartridges, submit a work order online for assistance.
|Building||Recycling Drop-Off Location|
|Georgian Building||1st, 2nd, and 3rd floor corridors|
|Black Building||Near elevator landings|
|College of Physicians and Surgeons||Near elevator landings and the middle of each corridor|
|Towers 1, 2, and 3||Side of elevator landings|
|Allan Rosenfield Building||Lower floors: middle of the corridor|
|Hammer Health Sciences Center||Near electrical closet, stairwell B|
(7th, 8th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th Floors)
|East and west corridors|
(9 East and 15 East)
|Russ Berrie||Service elevator landing and corridor|
|Lasker Biomedical Research Building||Service elevator landing and corridor|
|Irving Cancer Research Center||Service elevator landing and corridor|
To learn more about energy and sustainability on campus, read about Recycling and Waste Reduction at Columbia University Medical Center.
There is no charge for basic recycling services.