We provide 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.

You can submit a work order to request addition recycling bins for active multi-use areas such as conference rooms, classrooms, and pantries. Please note that any bins we provide will not be regularly emptied by CUIMC custodial staff; occupants should sort recyclables into the appropriate central bins on each floor.   

Building Recycling Drop-Off Location
Georgian Building 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floor corridors
Black Building Near elevator landings
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Near elevator landings and the middle of each corridor
Vanderbilt Clinic Corridors
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
Presbyterian Building
(7th, 8th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th Floors)
East and west corridors
Presbyterian Building
(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. Furthermore, you can learn about our composting program.


There is no charge for basic recycling services.