The Peabody Institute is one of America’s oldest and most prestigious conservatories of music, educating the finest musicians from around the world. Institute faculty are among the most distinguished globally, curriculum is among the most rigorous, and our campus environment is among the most supportive of any music conservatory. Peabody is also home to a Preparatory Division, offering curriculum in music and dance. 


  • Many water fountains in residential spaces for students have been replaced or retrofitted with bottle fillers.
  • The campus cafe provides recycling and compost for diners, helping to divert waste away from the incinerator for reuse.
  • Some faculty are piloting efforts in the classroom to go paperless and engage students on unique impacts of their curriculum, like paper used for sheet music.


To request recycling services, including bins or pickup for special items, report plumbing and HVAC issues, and request event support, contact Plant Operations at 667-208-6510 or


Recycle batteries at the Technology Center ( or 667-208-6544). Recycle university and personal e-waste through the Information Technology Office (, 667-208-6540). IT does not take responsibility for any confidential information left on devices. Please wipe before recycling.

Email Plant Operations at to request a pickup.

The School of Education collects and distributes surplus school supplies to Baltimore City schoolteachers. Collect these items in your space and then send via campus mail or drop off at Homewood Recycling, Wyman 3. Homewood Recycling will transport the items to the School of Education.

Email Plant Operations at to request a pickup. They will work to re-purpose the furniture in another part of the building. Please also contact them if you need to purchase furniture.