Rethink Waste

Rethink Waste

Housed in Custodial & Environmental Services, Rethink Waste supports University of Richmond’s ambitious sustainability goals by empowering students, staff, and faculty to reduce and rethink waste.

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Know Where It Goes

Rethink how you think about waste. When you have something to discard, you have options. Learn about what we collect and where we take it.

271 tons

of organic waste diversion since November 2020


in Virginia during the 2023 Campus Race to Zero Waste competition

6,000 lbs

of electronic waste collected in 2023

Spider Exchange is UR's free store for faculty, staff, and students. "Shop" for gently used clothing, office supplies, and more. Spider Exchange is open by appointment only during Summer 2023.

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