Download the Recycling at Towson poster. To obtain copies of these posters, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can sell you used cell phones, laptops, and electronics online at eCyclebest.com. This company practices eco-friendly operations to recycle and reuse old electronics like laptops, smart phones and tablets. Quotes and shipping are free of charge.
University equipment needs to be disposed of through Materiel Management. See their website for guidelines.
Download the Electronics Recycling at Towson Poster:
• Public Safety Building, Environmental Health and Safety Office
• Center for Liberal Arts, Room 1103
• Towson City Center, 3rd floor
For more information download the Battery Recycling Information Guide.
• 7800 York Road loading dock, behind the building on the lower level near the print shop
• Hawkins Hall, contact Mylin King x42601
Items that are not collected at Towson for recycling can often be recycled through organizations in the community. Baltimore County residents can dropped off most household recyclables at any of Baltimore County's three Waste Management Facilities: Eastern Sanitary Landfill Waste Management Facility (White Marsh), Baltimore County Resource Recovery Facility (Cockeysville), and Western Acceptance Facility (Halethorpe). Click here for locations, contacts, and hours of these facilities. Click here for a list of items accepted for recycling and disposal. If you live in Maryland outside of Baltimore County, here is a list of waste management facilities in Maryland sorted by county. MD Recycles also has a directory of organizations throughout Maryland that accept hard to recycle items.
Unwanted office furniture or other Towson University property should be returned to Materiel Management. Complete the Materiel Management Service Request Form to have items removed from your office. The items will be placed in storage until they can be put to use. If you are looking for new office furniture, check with Materiel Management to see if they have something you can use.
If you have personal items in good condition which can be reused, many charities and organizations in the community will take them to help people in need. MD Recycles is an excellent website that contains a directory of organizations that accept reusable items such as food, furniture, toys, clothes, household goods, appliances, and more.
Towson composts food waste from dining hall kitchens. Leftovers and kitchen scraps are collected and picked up by Waste Neutral, an industrial composting company in Maryland. All organic food wastes are accepted, including meat, bones, dairy, oil, and paper napkins. Waste oils are also collected seperately to be processed into biofuels. Visit Chartwell's sustainability page for more information.
The State of Maryland provides environmentally preferable purchasing guidelines to all state agencies, including University System of Maryland. The guidelines include provisions for purchasing energy efficient electronics, recyclable products, products made from recycled materials, nontoxic materials, and more. Please follow these guidelines when making purchases for your department.
Hazardous waste should not be dumped into regular trash containers. Follow instructions for storage and disposal from Office of Environmental Health and Safety. Hazardous wastes include biological wastes, chemicals, and pesticides.