Office of Sustainability

University of Mississippi

Ole Miss Recycling Guide

Updated December 2018*

Learn about what can and cannot be recycled in our area as well as recycling best practices.


Learn about where to recycle on and off campus.


Learn about how to recycle additional items such as lightbulbs, plastic bags and batteries.


Resources for students, faculty and staff.


Learn about recycling on football gamedays through the Green Grove program.


You ask, we answer! Check out our frequently asked questions list and request answers to your own recycling questions.

About the author:

Megan Stubbs is a junior at the University of Mississippi pursuing a B.A. in biology with minors in chemistry, Spanish, and environmental studies with a pre-medical emphasis. She joined the Office of Sustainability as an Eco Rep Leader in Fall 2017 with the intent of learning more about sustainability and implementing it in her everyday life. She is an advocate for recycling, composting, and other ways of living sustainably on and off campus. During her internship as the Recycling and Waste Reduction intern for Fall 2018, Megan drafted and finalized the Ole Miss Recycling Guide with the hopes of providing a helpful and informative resource for recycling in the Oxford-University area. In her free time, Megan enjoys walks in Lamar Park, playing soccer, and curling up with a good book and cup of tea.

*Please note that the Ole Miss Recycling Guide is updated as often as is feasible. If you have corrections, additions or questions, e-mail