january, 2019

17jan12:00 pm1:00 pmCCNet Tour: Recycling at the UI Waste Transfer Station

Event Details

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has over 1,000 recycling bins for paper, plastics #1&2, and aluminum cans, as well as drop-off locations for newspaper and cardboard.

Come and take a tour of our Waste Transfer Station to see how these recyclables are collected, sorted, baled, and sold to various companies to reduce costs on campus. Come check us out! Your time will not be waste-d.

Tour guide: Morgan White, Facilities & Services Sustainability

12:00 – 1:00pm
10 St. Marys Road,
Champaign, IL 61820

*Be sure to wear close-toed shoes and dress for the weather!*

Getting There: The Waste Transfer Station is located at 10 St. Mary’s Road in Champaign.

Bus: Take the MTD Yellow/Yellow Hopper to the E-14 parking lot west of State Farm Center. From the bus stop walk west to Oak St. then one block south to St. Mary’s. Turn right/west. The facility entrance is the first driveway one block west on your right.

Bike: Bike parking is available on the east side of the site.

Car: Please carpool if possible as parking is limited at the facility. Please park facing the east fence as far from the entrance as possible to allow trucks to enter and exit freely.

For more information, visit: http://fs.illinois.edu/services/waste-management-and-recycling

This event is free and open to the public. Please invite your friends and colleagues to join us, and sign up for the newsletter through this online form:  http://eepurl.com/g8IM. 



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