UNO and UNMC are hosting a recycling event for all UNO and UNMC faculty, staff, and students. The event will take place Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 10 A.M. - 6 P.M. and again Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 6 A.M. - 2 P.M.
Please bring your MavCARD/UNMC ID with you to the event as this event is not open to the public.
The drop off will take place at the UNMC Grounds Building (annex 23) in Lot 17, 4650 Jones Street. Enter by turning north onto 45th from Leavenworth Street. Follow signs northwest to Grounds Building. Enter drive through building on South side, exit to North, and onto Saddle Creek Rd. See a map.
To keep volunteers safe, we have new, non-negotiable rules for electronic recycling/paper shredding event. If the person attending the recycling event OR anyone living in their household have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or are currently running a fever, coughing, or displaying other symptoms of COVID-19, they will not attend.
Attendants will wear masks, gloves, safety googles, and will also not attend if they are presenting symptoms or have been diagnosed.
People dropping off items must:
- Be an UNMC, Nebraska Medicine, UNO, or Clarkson College employee or student
- Show their I.D. badge
- Wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose
- Have recyclable items segregated by category, containers with mixed items will not be accepted.
- Have paper in totes, boxes, or paper bags
- Have small items in totes, boxes, or bags
- Boxes and/or totes can be returned to guest
- Have food pantry donations clearly marked
- Stay in their car and allow attendants to unload the items from the car
- Turn off car ventilation system while attendants are unloading
Some of the items that can be brought are household confidential documents to be shredded, electronic equipment, single use/alkaline batteries, and techno-trash for recycling. Pop tabs and prescription eyeglasses can be dropped off as well. For a full list please check the event website.
With the exception of some items, the shredding/recycling services are provided to you for free. We ask that all cars with items to drop off bring an item for the Maverick Food Pantry on UNO’s campus which serves both UNO and UNMC students who are food insecure. The Maverick Food Pantry is looking for specific items.
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