About Ecovive Recycle
Seattle Pacific first instituted a formal recycling program in 1991. Within two years, 15% of campus waste was being diverted from the landfill.
Since then, Ecovive has grown into a comprehensive recycling network responsible for recycling the following items:
Books & magazines
|Computers & monitors (CIS)
Flower bed material
Leaves & tree branches
Motor oil & filters
Fluorescent light bulbs
Every office space and dorm room on campus is provided with a recycling receptacle, which can be emptied into central collection bins located within each office building or residence hall floor. Student workers empty these centralized bins into vendor-serviced dumpsters.
In addition to this year-round program, expanded recycling services are offered at the beginning and end of each academic year to assist in handling the added volume of materials associated with student move-in and move-out.
Now in its 22nd year of operation, Ecovive owes its success to the coordination of campus community members, student employees, Building Maintenance staff, and multiple haulers.