UK Recycling hosts a variety of events and campaigns to help our community learn about waste reduction and sustainability efforts on campus. Follow us on social media to stay up to date with everything we're doing!


University of Kentucky students tabling to educate about the waste reduction efforts on campus on America Recycles Day.

America Recycles Day

Every year, UK Recycling celebrates America Recycles Day on November 15th! The celebrations are filled with fun activities to help educate our community about what's recyclable on campus.

University of Kentucky students learning how to sew at DIY Day.


UK Recycling partners with multiple community groups to host DIY Day. This event provides tools and teaches skills on how to live a low-waste life. This event features how-tos like changing a bicycle tire and mending clothes.

A University of Kentucky student donating unwanted clothing to the Give and Go Donation Stations.

Give & Go Donations

At the end of each semester, UK recycling collects usable, unwanted items from students on campus and donates them to multiple community groups. For more information about Give & Go, click here.

A University of Kentucky student smiling as she makes a smoothie by pedaling on a bicycle at the Sustainability Festival.

Sustainability Festival

In the fall, UK Recycling partners with UK Grad-Family and other campus organizations to showcase our campus sustainability efforts and programs that are available to students and their families.

University of Kentucky students browsing through clothes at the Pop Up Thrift Shop.

Pop Up Thrift Shop

Each spring, UK Recycling collects donations of unwanted clothing and hosts a Pop Up Thrift Shop for students. UK Recycling partners with multiple campus organizations to host this exciting event.



UK Recycling invites you to join in on the fun at all of our events! Follow us on social media to stay up to date with our events! 





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