UPDATE: the pilot glove-recycling program has closed. There are currently no central glove recycling programs at UW.

Contact the Green Labs program at greenlab@uw.edu for more information.

 

 

Key reminders for all active Kimberly Clark nitrile glove recycling locations as of Dec 1, 2016

  • ONLY KIMBERLY CLARK NITRILE GLOVES ACCEPTED
  • Do not recycle anything that may be contaminated with:
    • Biohazards (including recombinant DNA)
    • Hazardous chemical
    • Residues or radioactive material

How to Recycle Kimberly Clark Nitrile Gloves - Current Building & Floor Specific Instructions

MolES Building

  • Mueller Lab
    • Gather used gloves in blue bags, then place bags into a box labeled “Used Non-Hazardous Gloves for Recycling.” We recommend re-using the shipping box from Kimberly Clark. 
    • Email recycle@uw.edu when you have six or more boxes for pick up. 
  • MolES 1st Floor
    • Gather used gloves in blue bags, then place bags into a box labeled “Used Non-Hazardous Gloves for Recycling.” We recommend re-using the shipping box from Kimberly Clark.
    • Take the labeled box of gloves to the loading dock, next to the bagged Styrofoam collection area.
    • Email recycle@uw.edu for pick up.
  • MolES 4th Floor
    • Gather used gloves into a RightCycle Kimberly Clark box or a box labeled “Used Non-Hazardous Gloves for Recycling.” We recommend re-using the shipping box from Kimberly Clark.
    • Take the labeled box of gloves to the loading dock, next to the bagged Styrofoam collection area.
    • Email recycle@uw.edu for pick up.