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College of Charleston Zero Waste

Resource managment at the College of Charleston is currently organized through a variety of independent departments on campus. The goal of this website is to provide a central source of information regarding current and future resource management programs on campus as well as related news and special events.  This includes information out our Recycling Program, Compost Program, Waste Aversion Programs like the Tap That Campaign, and our Policies and planning regarding resource management.

If you need recycling services including bins or materials pick-up for special events, materials pick-up outside your regular schedule, new bins, cardboard pick-up, etc. please submit a request to the Physical Plant Recycling Shop through MAINTENANCE DIRECT

How to Use this Website

Explore our Campus Recycling Guides to learn what you can recycle no matter where you are on campus.

RecycleMania was a huge success in Fall 2012 and 2013. Learn about important program information here.

Learn more from our Additional Resources about recycling efforts at other campuses and around the country.

Contact us with your questions, comments, and updates on wase initiatives at the College of Charleston.

What's New?

Special Events Guide

Check out our Special Events Guide to diverting waste at on-campus and off-campus events!