Recycling and Waste Management-Environment at CMU - Carnegie Mellon University

Recycling and Waste Management

Carnegie Mellon recycles at a 28% rate and generates approximately 3000 tons of waste annually.

Recycled Material

waste vs recycle

Why Should We Recycle

1) To Reduce Global Warming

2) To Prevent Air Pollution

3) To Solve the Problem of Scarcity of Landfills

4) To Prevent Water Pollution

5) To Save Energy

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Annual recycling contest is going on now.


CMU Fact Book

Detailed recycling data found in Campus Space, Facilities, and Services.