Where to Throw

Unsure what bin something goes in? Look it up here to know where to throw. You’ll help ensure that items recycled and composted at U-M can be repurposed effectively!

These disposal instructions apply to University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus units except Michigan Medicine. Guidance for disposing of waste in Michigan Medicine will be updated soon.

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