Current Projects

  • Duke Recycling Club—Forming a student organization that can help promote recycling and manage new instructional space recycling bins
  • Kitchenette Renovations—Making reusables more convenient with new kitchenettes in Hudson Hall Annex and the Teer Building
  • Improved Signage—To facilitate recycling of mixed material, plastic, cardboard, styrofoam and plastic film
  • Electronic Waste Recycling — Investigating systems to safely and efficiently recycle e-waste

Completed Projects

  • Water Fountains—Installing more bottle-filling fountains
  • Vending Machines—Changing beverage machines in our buildings to dispense only aluminum cans

Recycling Locations

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Duke’s New Engineering Building sets a high level of achievement in sustainable design.

To reduce plastic waste, vending machines in Teer and the Fitzpatrick Center now dispense all soft drinks in aluminum cans.