Where to Throw

Unsure what bin something goes in? Look it up here to know where to throw on campus. You’ll help ensure that recyclables can be remanufactured into new items and compostable items become quality soil!

Learn what happens to compost, recycling, and landfill waste after it leaves U-M’s campus and how to dispose of common items in this where to throw presentation

Need help finding a compost bin? Easily accessible compost bin locations can be found on our campus sustainability map.

These disposal instructions apply to University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus units except Michigan Medicine. Please check the Michigan Medicine Environmental Stewardship page for guidance for disposing of waste in Michigan Medicine.

Questions? Email [email protected].

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