Administration and Finance Focus

April 2009
February 2010
Recycling Team Contest


Events Calendar


Graduation Fair Event

Copy Center
Copy Center Blog

Department of Public Safety
Annual Security Officer

Annual DPS Chili Cook Off

Dining Services
Meal Plans for Faculty and Staff

$5 Fridays

2010 VITA (Voluntary Income Tax Assistance) Program

Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Statistics

Tax Form Contact List

MySafeCampus Reporting Process

Green UH
Green Hints

HRMS Updates

Human Resources

HR Communications

ERS Retirement Seminars

UH Retirement Manager

Information Technology
Technology Commons

UIT Hosts Regional Sustainability Meeting Focused on Green Computing

Parking and Transportation
East Parking Garage Opens to UH Faculty and Staff

Policies and Procedures
Approved SAMs
Approved MAPPs

Personnel Changes in UH'S Elevator Shop

Printing and Postal
University of Houston Stationery Receives
a New Look

Property Services
Grand Opening Event for 4902 - Join Us!

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Recycling Team Contest

Form a team and recycle
to help UH go green!

February 1 � March 26

Who May Enter?
- Any UH employee or student may enter.
- There will be two separate contests: 1) student teams and 2) employee teams

How do I enter?
- Form a team of 4 people or more in the student or employee category.
- Register your team online at
- Registration will open on Wednesday, January 27 and will continue until the end of the competition on Friday, March 26.
- Official start of the competition starts on Monday, February 1.

What do I do?
- Collect recyclable material that has been generated on campus throughout the week and bag it. Recyclable may include aluminum cans, plastic #1-5 and #7 (Styrofoam material or #6 plastics should not be included), paper and cardboard.
- Each Friday of the week, between 2 and 3 pm, visit the loading bay General Services Building (bldg #585) and deliver the bags of recyclables.
- Make sure that you mark each bag with your group name, contact information and date delivered using a permanent marker.
- Each bag will be weighed and the total weight of each bag will be logged in by a member of the University Services Marketing Team. A receipt with the total weight of all the bags will be issued to each team for their records.
- Last day to deliver recyclables is Friday, March 26.

NOTE: Large plastic bags will be available at the Cougar Card Office located across from the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. A limit of five bags per team will be given each week. It is not essential to use these bags. The use of the team�s own bag is permitted.

What recyclables can I pick up?
- Any plastic bottles, aluminum cans and paper generated on campus (in offices, on-campus apartments, residence halls, at campus business meetings and events).
- Please separate recyclables by type (paper in one bag, cans/bottles in another).

- The competition results will be updated every Monday. To view weekly results visit

- The top three teams in each category will be recognized at the noon-time UH RecycleMania closing ceremony scheduled for March 30 in the UC Satellite.

-1st place - $150 credit from UH Catering Services and a champion trophy
-2nd place - $100 credit from UH Catering Services and certificate of recognition.
-3rd place - $50 credit from UH Catering Services and certificate of recognition.
(No substitutes for prizes)

What if I have questions?
- Visit or email us at