Carey Business School

Located in the state-of-the-art Legg Mason Tower overlooking Baltimore’s thriving Inner Harbor, the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School offers students the opportunity to interact with business leaders from around the region while taking advantage of the nationally-renowned fine dining, entertainment, and retail spots. MBA or MS degree classes are offered in Washington, D.C.—just steps from the DuPont Circle Metro station. Some of the most creative, accomplished, and forward-thinking professionals in the region—and from across the world—work together to tackle the greatest challenges facing society.


  • Campus Operations has implemented TerraCycle and electronic recycling, helping building occupants divert more of their waste.
  • Furniture is reused and recycled throughout the building as part of a closed-loop system.
  • Meeting and event set-ups now offer a reusable option - ceramic and glassware - rather than disposables.
  • Green Caterers are encouraged and often used in both Harbor East and Washington, DC.
  • The Carey Green Team meets monthly to promote sustainability.
  • Members of the Carey Green Team volunteer monthly with colleagues from Legg Mason as part of the Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership. Coordinated by Waterfront Partnership's Healthy Harbor Initiative, volunteers grow oysters as a conservation and water quality improvement effort.

Key Contacts

To request recycling services, contact Campus Operations in Harbor East at 410-234-9303 and in Washington, DC at 202-588-0686.

To report a plumbing and heating, cooling, ventilation, and exhaust air systems contact Campus Operations in Harbor East at 410-234-9300 and in Washington, DC at 202-588-0597.

To request facilities, recycling, and compost support for your event, contact Campus Operations in Harbor East at 410-234-9465 and in Washington, DC at 202-588-0597.


How do I recycle batteries and electronics?

Green bins for battery and electronic recycling are located in work rooms throughout the building. Faculty, staff, and students can recycle personal and small university e-waste there. For large-scale electronic recycling jobs, IT coordinates recycling through an outside vendor. Please wipe all data before recycling.

How do I recycle appliances and lightbulbs?

Building engineers use an outside vendor. Contact Campus Operations with any questions (Harbor East: 410-234-9300, Washington, DC: 202-588-0597).

How do I recycle printer cartridges?

Request a pickup through IT, who sends toner and ink back to the vendor for recycling.

What is TerraCycle and what items are acceptable for recycling?

TerraCycle is a program that allows you to recycle items that are not accepted in traditional recycling bins, like writing utensils and energy bar wrappers. 

Collect items in a shoebox or small bin in your office. Submit a request for pickup through Campus Operations (Harbor East: 410-234-9300, Washington, DC: 202-588-0597).

How do I recycle excess office and school supplies?

Harbor East only: The School of Education collects and distributes surplus school supplies to Baltimore City schoolteachers. Collect these items in your space and request a pickup through Campus Operations by calling 410-234-9300. They will transport to the School of Education.

I have unwanted furniture. How can I dispose of it responsibly?

Campus Operations coordinates a closed-loop furniture reuse program on campus. If you have unwanted furniture, contact them to request pickup (Harbor East: 410-234-9300, Washington, DC: 202-588-0597). They will also assist you with purchasing furniture.

Ideas in Action

Think before you print.

Office paper is highly recyclable, but a lot gets wasted. Waste reduction is more cost-effective than recycling because it reduces the amount of material that needs to be collected, transported and processed.