Recycling and Waste Reduction

UK Recycling

UK Recycling is a service provided to the UK Campus, UK Healthcare and all UK off-campus facilities by the Campus Physical Plant. They coordinate all recycling efforts and partner on many other waste diversion initiatives. 

Website: www.uky.edu/facilities/cppd/services/facilities-services/recycling/

Email: recycle@uky.edu

Phone: (859) 257-6234


In 2015, UK received a sliver rating from the AASHE STARS system. Below are the credits and our scores on waste diversion. 

OP-22: Waste Minimization 0.46/5.00

OP-23: Waste Diversion 0.75/3.00

OP-24: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion 0.55/1.00