Our Mission

The Mission of the UST Recycling Team is to help provide a sustainable future for the St. Thomas community by reducing, reusing, and recycling in all campus activities and operations.


  • To recycle whatever can be recycled at the University and divert as much as possible from the UST waste stream
  • To provide educational resources to the UST community about recycling and its benefit to the environment
  • To steward UST and global resources by promoting sustainable choices in all campus operations
  • To reach our goal of recycling 60% of all debris by the year 2020 - currently we are at 50%