Recycling Services
Compost Off Campus

If you'd like to compost materials, please bring them to one of our on-campus compost locations shown below or to the Kite Hill Recycling Center. Items from individuals and households only; no commercial waste, please.

Compost On Campus

What to Compost

​Bathroom​ Compost Bin pic

Bathroom​ Compost Bin

​Food​ Compost Bin pic

Food​ Compost Bin

 Accepted Items

Paper Towels & Napkins pic

​Paper Towels & Napkins

Food Scraps & Leftovers pic

​Food Scraps & Leftovers

Coffee & paper ​filters​ pic

​Coffee & paper ​filters​

Tea Bag pic

​Tea bags

Compostable Containers pic

​Compostable Containers

Compostable Cups pic

​Compostable Cups

Compostable Utensils pic

​Compostable Utensils

 Not Accepted In This Bin

Sanitary Products pic

​Sanitary Products

Diapers pic

​Diapers

Liquids pic

​Liquids

Food wrapper pic

​Food Wrappers

Styrofoam pic

​Styrofoam

glass bottles pic

​Glass bottles

Plastic pic

​Plastic

Metal​ pic

​Metal​

Sauce packets pic

​Sauce Packets

Nitrile or latex gloves pic

​Nitrile or latex gloves

Plastic wrap pic

​Plastic Wrap

 Accepted Items

Food scraps pic

​Food scraps

Coffee & paper ​Filters​ pic

​Coffee & paper ​Filters​

Tea bags​ pic

​Tea bags​

Compostable plates & containers pic

​Compostable plates & containers

Compostable Cups pic

​Compostable Cups

Compostable Utensils pic

​Compostable Utensils

Paper Towels & Napkins pic

​Paper Towels & Napkins

* Must say “Compostable” or “Compostable in a commercial facility” or have the BPI logo​.BPI icon pic


 Not Accepted In This Bin

Styrofoam pic

​Styrofoam

glass bottles pic

​Glass bottles

Plastic pic

​Plastic

Metal​ pic

​Metal​

Sauce packets pic

​Sauce Packets

Nitrile or latex gloves pic

​Nitrile or latex gloves

Plastic wrap pic

​Plastic Wrap

Food wrapper pic

​Food Wrappers

Where to Compost

Academic and Recreation Buildings

paper towel pic

Bathrooms- Bathrooms in Cooper Library, Jordan Hall, Sikes Hall, Long Hall, Fike Recreation Center, and Douthit Fitness Center have paper towel composting.

Clemson Housing

paper towel pic

Bathrooms- Paper towel composting is available in some residence halls on campus.​

Where We Compost Back of House

Academic and Dining Locations

pod location icon pic

P.O.D. Locations-The POD in Brackett Hall has a compost bin for coffee grounds and expired food.

dining hall icon pic

Dining Hall Kitchens-Composting is available for food scraps created by food preparation in the dining hall kitchens. For Authorized Use Only.

dining hall icon pic

Dining Hall Kitchens-Composting is available back of house for food waste and compostable dishes, cups, and utensils from the dish lines in Fresh Food Co., Schilletter Dining Hall, and the Hub at Douthit.​

recycle bin pic

Douthit Hills B-bin located at recycling station outside of building D​.

recycle bin pic

Calhoun Courts and Thornhill Village-bin located outside Thornhill Village laundry room​.