Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Campus was established in 1988 as a cooperative venture with The Montgomery County government to fulfill economic development objectives. The campus is comprised of 36-plus acres with 215,000 square feet of office, education, and lab space, to help further JHU's research mission and excellence. MCC serves over 3,000 students, mostly working professionals, for over 50 part-time degree and certificate programs, and is home to 450 full-time and adjunct faculty members. More than 50 part-time degree and certificate programs.

Want to know about the Montgomery County Campus's sustainability performance? Check out their Progress Report for 2016.


  • In FY 2013, the Montgomery County Campus transitioned its paper purchasing from non-recycled content paper to 30 percent recycled content paper. The campus purchased 96 percent of its paper with recycled content. The campus also purchased 58 fewer cases than in the previous year.
  • The campus continues to use a water filtration system that directly filters tap water.
  • The campus transitioned from disposable kitchen cups to reusable cups.
  • Since 2008, the Montgomery County Campus has decreased total emissions by 44 percent.

Key Contacts

To request recycling services (including additional bins, toter deliveries, or pickup for special items), plumbing or HVAC issue, grounds and landscaping concerns, or event support, contact Facilities at


How do I recycle batteries and electronics?

For batteries, request a pickup through Facilities at For other electronic waste, request a pickup through operations at 301-294-7110.

How do I recycle printer cartridges?

Request a pickup through operations at 301-294-7110.

How do I recycle excess office and school supplies?

Request a pickup at 301-294-7000 or bring to the Gilchrist Building front desk.

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

Request a pickup through Facilities at

Past Years' Reports




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.