What goes in the bins?
For information on recycling for the UCLA Health System, please visit: UCLA Health System Sustainability.
For help with managing hazardous waste, please visit: UCLA EH&S Hazardous Waste
Students, please visit the UCLA S.A.F.E Center to dispose of any universal or hazardous waste.
The University of California is established a goal of achieving Zero Solid Waste by 2020. Read more about this commitment by visiting: UCOP Sustainability: Programs and Initiatives.
What Goes in the Blue Recycling Bin? (click on image to enlarge)
What Goes in The Green Compost Bin? (click on image to enlarge)
What Goes in the Tan Landfill Bin? (click on image to enlarge)
Waste Receptacles Provided By UCLA Facilities Management
To request any of the receptacles below, fill out the form on this page to request a bin.
|Best for common areas (i.e. Halls, Conference rooms, break rooms, etc.). Used to capture all types recyclable waste material. (i.e. paper, hard plastic containers and lids, bottles, cans, etc.). Serviced by FM Custodial Team during their regular office cleaning schedule.|
Blue Desk-side Bin
|Small desk-side recycle bins are is best used in or around employee workstations. Used to capture all types recyclable waste material (i.e. paper, hard plastic containers and lids, bottles, cans, etc.). Serviced by FM Custodial Team during their regular office cleaning schedule.|
Brown Battery Bin
|Best when placed in common areas or copy rooms. The bin can capture all used household batteries. Please submit a request form for service. Bins are serviced at no cost to campus departments.|
3-Stream FlexE Containers
|This container by special request only. In order to receive this container, your department will need to transition to the Zero Waste platform, which includes building occupants emptying their waste into centralized waste stations (FlexEs) and department assigning a dedicated Lead or contact to roll out the program. Please contact the Zero Waste Coordinator at ZeroWaste@ucla.edu for more information.|