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!

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.

Where to Throw presentation – If you’ve ever wondered things like “Why can I compost meat and bones on campus but not at home?” check out this recording. It provides interesting details about what goes where and why. 

Questions? Email recycle@umich.edu.

  Where to Throw video