Ricoh Sustainability Information

Sustainability at the Luther College Document Center.


We have a large shredder available for students, faculty, and staff in the Document Center, located on the ground floor of the Main Building. Our hours are Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stop in during our regular business hours for this new self-service benefit provided to you by Luther College. Paper shredded will be recycled.

Paper for Purchase

Did you know that over 90 percent of the paper sold in the Document Center contains recycled content? Our standard 20# white paper contains 50 percent post-consumer content. This is the same paper used in the LIS labs across campus. Most of the colored paper purchased also contains 10 to 30 percent recycled content.

Toner Recycling

There are two locations on campus for recycling toner and ink jet containers. One is the Document Center and the other is at the Preus Library (Patty Livingood's office). All materials are shipped to a partner of a Ricoh Company. They are recycled or disposed of properly.

Why recycle toner containers?