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Lehigh maintains a strong commitment to helping and improving the environment through departments like Sanitation and Recycing, which work closely together to promote proper waste management and reduction.

Taking care of the environment is an important part of the Facilities department.  Lehigh diverts more than several tons of traditional recyclables, such as magazines and aluminum from the landfill every year.

Trash - SWS and Landfill

Mini Bin Swap Program

With more than 1,700 full-time faculty and staff, Lehigh recognizes the important role that faculty and staff play in making lehigh a model sustainable campus.  One way that faculty and staff can make an impact is by reducing the amount of trash they produce on a day-to-day basis.  Through the Mini Bin Swap Program, faculty and staff can swap their larger, black trash bin in their office for a mini trash bin that clips onto their recycling bin.  With less space to throw things away, faculty and staff will be more aware and will create less trash. 

Click here to Swap your Bin
Big Belly Side Panel Advertising

Are you a department, student club, or campus organization that is looking to advertise to target the Lehigh community?  Do you want a chance to advertise on Big Belly side panels in Farrington Square?

Facilities offers advertising space on the Big Belly side panels (see image below-advertising is on the side panels denoted "left" and "right") of the Big Belly solar compacting bins in Farrington Square to reach the Lehigh student, faculty, and staff community.  Lehigh departments, student clubs, organizations, and student groups can place ads on the sides of the Big Belly bins to target the passersby.  

Click here for the Pricing Sheet
Submission Process

STEP 1: Submit your ad design (18"W x 30"H with ¼ inch reveal in PDF format) to Mountain Hawk Design and Print Center (  Include in the email the following info:

  • Request that the ad be printed on 4mm Coroplast
  • Provide index number to charge
  • Request that the ad(s) be delivered to Dan O'Brien (Facilities, 461 Webster Street)

STEP 2: Fill out this form to place your ad(s) on a Big Belly solar compacting bin.

Please allow 10-12 business days from the time we have your final artwork, for the ads to be mounted in on the Big Belly bins.