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If you are interested in helping with this effort as a paid student Move-Out worker and would like to learn more and/or sign-up, please fill out this form.

The Office of Sustainability will be collecting donations of select items to divert from the landfill during Move Out and provide them to folks who need them.*

There will be two donation stations:

  1. Downhill (Haskell Hall on Latin Way)
  2. Uphill (Carmichael Hall Parking Lot)

Donation stations will be located next to the UPS storage/shipping spots and will have the same hours:

  • Thursday, March 12 from 2 P.M. – 8 P.M.
  • Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15 from 10 A.M. – 6 P.M. (each day)
  • Monday, March 16 from 9 A.M. – 2 P.M.

Here is a list of items we plan to collect as donations at these stations (please don’t donate anything if sick):

  • Clothing (winter only)
  • Sheets
  • Large hard plastics, including storage containers and fans
  • Lamps
  • Mirrors
  • Dining hall dishes
  • Books/school supplies
  • Vacuums
  • Unopened food
  • Misc: laundry detergent, unopened bottles, cleaning supplies, good quality kitchen items, feminine hygiene products

We will have additional collection bins at these stations for recycling the following:

  • Plastic film, including grocery bags, air pillows, bubble wrap, and produce bags
  • Small electronics
  • Compost

Students will be allowed to leave two types of donations in their residence hall rooms. Aside from these items, everything else must be removed from the residence halls:

  • Clothing donations (including belts, shoes, rags), located inside provided blue bags
  • Personal mini-fridges, labeled as donations

There will be large open top trash dumpsters placed at the following locations: SoGo, Harleston, Latin Way, Miller, Carm, Hillside, and Bush.

Black, blue, and clear trash bags will be available to students in the lobbies:

  • Use the black bags for trash and take them out to the open top dumpsters that have been placed near the dorms.
  • If needed, use clear bags for recycling and take them out to the adjacent recycling dumpsters (please empty recyclables into recycling dumpsters and put the empty clear bag into the trash)
  • Use blue bags for clothing donations (excluding winter clothes and sheets), to be left in room

*NOTE: This plan as well as the list of items we are accepting is subject to change dependent upon the labor and infrastructure that we are able to organize last-second. We will keep students updated with any changes.