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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