Recycling Center Keeps Tons of Trash Out of Landfill

Texas Tech University Student Housing Recycling Center makes recycling easy for students and surrounding community.


America Recycles Day (Nov. 15) is marked by recycling events throughout the nation to encourage more people to recycle and buy recycled products.

Texas Tech's University Student Housing Recycling Center is dedicated to recycling trash from campus and throughout the Lubbock community every day. Annually, the center recycles more than 300 tons of trash that would otherwise end up in local landfills.

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University Student Housing

University Student Housing

Texas Tech University Student Housing houses approximately 8,000 students in 13 residence halls, four suite-style halls and one apartment complex. Housing offers rooms with movable and fixed furniture, suite style rooms and apartments for both undergraduate and graduate students.

For more information about the different residence halls, visit the University Student Housing website.

University Student Housing also is committed to creating a greener campus with its "Guns Up, Green Up!" recycling pledge. Housing encourages students to participate in its sustainability efforts by reducing waste and recycling at the Texas Tech Recycling Center.

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