Cal Poly Pomona

Commingled Recycling Program


Cal Poly Pomona has a commingled recycling program, that allows the acceptable materials listed below to be placed into a single container. Separating these is no longer necessary. The only remaining decision is to determine whether your trash is recyclable or not.

Acceptable Items

  • All Paper
  • All Cardboard
  • Plastic bottles (empty)
  • Glass bottles (empty)
  • Aluminum cans (empty)
  • Magazines
  • Styrofoam
  • Catalogues
  • Books
  • Newspaper
  • Shredded paper (bagged)
  • Phone books

Unacceptable Items

  • Wet trash
  • Food items
  • Broken glass
  • Used napkins or paper towels
  • Restroom trash