MIT Makes Less Waste
Total trash disposed of by MIT in 2008 decreased by 1025 tons, or 22 percent, compared to 2007.
Tonnage recycled in 2010 totaled 2,773 tons and increased by 7% from 2009.
Recycled Content Products Purchased in 2002 reached 75 percent of copy paper and nearly 98 percent of main campus copying center stocks.
Recycling of demolition debris hit 96 percent for the Media Lab Expansion Project (Buildings E10/E20) and Building 45 and 100 percent for the East Garage.
MIT attained its 46 percent recycling rate in 2012