How to Recycle, Compost, and Reduce Waste at Humboldt

More students than ever are recycling, composting, and reducing their waste! Here are some helpful guides so that you too can join the movement.

Check out this short video:

Click on image to watch short video on waste & recycling in the residence halls 


Recycling and Waste Minimization Guides

Click on each to download:

Downloadable guide to recycling at Humboldt    Downloadable guide to Universal Waste recycling at Humboldt    Downloadable guide to composting at Humboldt  

                            Downloadable guide to landfill waste    Downloadable Guide to Zero Waste at Humboldt

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Paper Towel Composting

You can now compost brown paper towels in many restrooms across campus! Keep an eye out for waste bins with these signs marking paper towel composting sites. If you have any questions or thoughts about this, please email us at

Test Your Waste Sorting IQ!

How well do you know your waste? Take this two-minute quiz and become a waste reduction champion. Go for the win, use the right bin!

Click on image to take the Waste Sorting Quiz