Recycling Efforts Spotlighted in Two Events

Recycle Old Electronics Day is a partnership with the USDA, and a webinar is sponsored by Coca-Cola.

WHAT: University Student Housing and the United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service are sponsoring Recycle Old Electronics Day. People can bring telephones, stereos, records, gaming consoles, hard drives, keyboards, VCRs, cables, televisions, computers, laptops and other electronics.

WHEN: The old electronics day will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 12).

WHERE: People can drop off old electronics in the parking lot of the USDA building at 3810 4th St.


WHAT: Texas Tech University also will be featured in a RecycleMania webinar sponsored by Coca-Cola. Melanie Tatum, unit assistant director of Sustainability and Warehouse Operations, will be speaking in the webinar about how Texas Tech promotes RecycleMania to raise awareness with students.

WHEN: The webinar will take place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday (Nov. 14).

WHERE: Click here to join to webinar.

CONTACT: Melanie Tatum, unit assistant director, Sustainability and Warehouse Operations, College, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-1570 or

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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.