Facilities Planning and Management

Single Stream Recycling

Cal Poly Pomona has a Single Stream Recycling program that allows acceptable materials (listed below) to be placed in a single container. Separating the waste is no longer necessary. The only decision is to determine whether the trash is recyclable. 

Acceptable Items

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

Unacceptable Items

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