Crews from Facilities Services and UT Warehousing worked from March until June to declutter campus buildings during the Spring Cleanup, and the totals are in. In effort to get rid of surplus equipment, trash, and recyclables, the crews visited thirty-three buildings in fourteen weeks.
Spring Cleanup News
The campus wrapped up its twelve-week Spring Cleanup campaign this summer, and the totals are now in. An effort to declutter academic buildings by getting rid of surplus equipment, used furniture, trash, and recyclables, the Spring Cleanup brought Facilities Services crews to twenty-eight buildings between April and July. The cleanup generated more than 650 tons of surplus equipment and more than thirty tons of recycling.
The campus’s Spring Cleanup is in its seventh week of tidying up around campus. The twelve-week campaign is an effort to declutter academic buildings by getting rid of surplus equipment, used furniture, trash, and recyclables. After six weeks, crews from Facilities Services have removed approximately 200 tons of surplus equipment and furniture from fourteen buildings.
In an effort to declutter academic buildings, a campus-wide spring-cleaning effort will begin April 16. Campus departments should use the Spring Cleanup as an opportunity to get rid of surplus equipment, used furniture, trash, and recyclables. Provost Susan Martin and Interim Vice Chancellor of Research Lee Riedinger are asking departments to make the Spring Cleanup a priority, and special resources are being dedicated to making it easier to move property out of campus buildings.
The Spring Clean-up aims to improve the look of our campus and to enhance safety by decluttering hallways and other spaces. The clean-up effort begins April 16. Below is the complete schedule for the Spring Clean-up.