American Studies

Waste

Wesleyan promotes the 5 Rs:

Refuse

Reduce and Reuse

  • Wesleyan's Freecycle program provides a way for the Wesleyan community to reuse unwanted items.
  • The annual Waste Not collection and tag sale prevents move-out waste from ending up in the incinerator and saves students money in the fall.
  • Employees can get sturdy used office furniture from the Freecycle Center at Physical Plant.  Call x3400 to schedule an appointment

Recycle

Rot

  • Composting programs for Usdan, Summerfields, and student residences turn food and yard waste into rich compost.
The Sustainability Office and SAGES Recycling Subcommittee are continually developing new waste reduction programs.  If you have an idea for us, email sustainability@wesleyan.edu.

Contact Information

Bill Nelligan, SAGES Recycling Subcommittee Chair
(860) 685-2771

If you have issues with recycling pickup, call Customer Service at (860) 685-3400.