The College at Brockport has numerous recycling programs and green intitiatives across campus. The College community is encouraged to take part in these programs, whenever possible, to assist the College in it's endeavors to "go green".
The College at Brockport has been in partnership with Imagine It since November 2005 for ink and toner cartridge recycling. The funds received from this program are used for beautification across campus, especially summer flowers and plants. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate by dropping off used ink and toner cartridges* at one the following locations on campus:
|Allen||Outside Room 509|
|Benedict||Near RA Office|
|Bramley||Near RA Office|
|Briggs||Near RA Office|
|Brown||Lounge Area Next to Room 284|
|Cooper||B10 Lounge Area|
|Dailey||Storage Room, Left of Room 127|
|Dobson||Near RA Office|
|Gordon||Near RA Office|
|Harmon||Near RA Office|
|Hazen||Room 104 and Room 147|
|Lennon||Copy Room, Next to Room 104|
|MacVicar||Near RA Office|
|McFarlane||Near RA Office|
|McLean||Near RA Office|
|3rd Floor Work Rm|
|Morgan II||Room 3108|
|Mortimer||Near RA Office|
|Perry||Near RA Office|
|Rakov||1st Floor Breakroom Near Stairs|
|Thompson||Near RA Office & Room 128|
|Tower Fine Arts||Copy Room 103|
|Tower Fine Arts||Room 1106|
|Townhomes||Near RA Office|
|Tuttle N||KSSPE Copy Room|
|Tuttle N||Basement, Administrative Computing|
*Other items that can be recycled inside these bins are personal e-gadgets, cell phones, MP3's and PDA's.
Any questions regarding the Toner Recycling Program or to add a toner recycling bin to a new campus location, please contact Gretchen Morith, x5141.
Electronic waste is defined as all monitors (including TVs), CPSs, keyboards, cell phones, copiers and other electronic equipment and are condiered a hazardwous waste material due to the content of lead, silver, cadmium and other heavy metals used in their manufacture. They cannot be disposed of as regular trash but in accordance with NYS Department of Enviromental Conservation (DEC) rules. The NYS Electronic Equpment Recycling and Reuse Act impacts ALL electronic waste, including personal electronics from your home. For more information about the regulation, visit http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/65583.html.
A list of electronic materials that are acceptable for recycling can be found at http://www.sunnking.com/acceptable-materials/. All personally owned electronics may be recycled by contacting SunnKing, Inc. directly at (585) 637-8365. The College at Brockport currently utilizes SunnKing, Inc. to recycle and reuse computer/electronic equipment in order to provide maximum protection to the environment while maintaining compliance with NYS rules and regulations.
Any/all College-owned electronics for surplus or disposal must follow the appropriate surplus and disposal procedures. There is no charge for recycling this equipment but failure to abide by these NYS rules and regulations could result in substantial penalties (criminal and civil).
For more information regarding this campus recycling program, contact Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) at ext. 2005.
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