Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling
Small remodeling projects are continuously going on around campus which generate a whole new waste stream of fixtures, flooring, drywall and many other wastes.Facility Services has begun to examine and implement recycling for such projects and Auxiliary Services (the
Current Recycled Materials
Metal- Ongoing for construction debris, facilities repair, and unusable metal fixtures & furniture
Concrete & Brick- Special cases only.The Student Union recycled the brick of the computer lab renovation in the Summer of 08’.
Carpet- Reclamation of carpet based on department’s demand.University Housing recycled16,638 pounds of carpet in the Summer of 08’ and smaller carpet reclamation projects have also been done across campus
Pallets- All pallets at the
Ceiling Tile- Special cases only.Through a vendor, properly palletized ceiling tile is recycled on campus.Old ceiling tile can be used to make new ceiling tile.
Yard Waste- The Grounds Department regularly recycles yard waste on the campus grounds.This was one of the original products that UWM recycled, since approximately 1984.