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Cornell University

Litter Removal

Contact Grounds to report a full outdoor garbage can or litter, including litter in a garbage dumpster area. Call 607-254-1661.

    Building Care staff pick up litter including cigarette butts at building entrances. Grounds staff are responsible for litter pick up in all other campus areas. 

    If you are scheduling an event that generates an unusual amount of litter or trash please contact Building Care and Grounds ahead of time to coordinate use of trash receptacles and cleanup or Event clean-up can be coordinated through the FCS Events Coordinator. Phone 255-3751.

    *Please note they may ask that you cover added costs associated with these services.


    Grounds Waste and Recycling Management  

    • Weekly litter removal from lawns and paved surfaces.
    • Weekly service of 170 exterior trash and recycle containers campus wide.
    2015 Homecoming ferris wheel

    2015 Homecoming ferris wheel