5.47 Zero Waste

Macalester College is committed to Zero Waste by 2020, which means a reduction of landfill or incineration by 90% from 2008 levels. Colored bins with labels are located throughout campus that designate what goes into each bin: recycling, compost, or trash. Recycling includes bottles, cans, and #1-7 plastics. Composting includes soiled paper, paper towels, and food. For more information, see: