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Waste Pickup Schedule: Non-hazardous Recycling and Trash

Trash and recycling bins

See the pickup schedules for non-hazardous recycling and trash.

Interior and exterior trash and recycling containers are emptied regularly as indicated below. Customers can arrange special refuse pickups on a recharge basis.

  • Recycling pickups: Recycling containers in offices and cubicles are emptied at least once a week. Exterior recycling bins are emptied on Tuesdays and Fridays. See a list of recyclables.
  • Trash pickups: Trash cans in individual offices and cubicles are emptied at least once a week. Large trash bins in interior areas are emptied daily. Outdoor trash bins are emptied according to the schedule in the table below. To request a special refuse pickup, see How to Request Facilities Management Services.

Note: For hazardous waste see How to Request a Hazardous Waste Collection.

View the outdoor trash pickup schedule for a particular area:

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Eleanor Roosevelt College

Campus location Trash pickup
Bldg. 100 – Pepper Canyon M/T/W/F/S
Bldg. 701 – Residence Halls M/W/F
Bldg. 1200 M-F
Bldg. 1700 M/W/F
Food Works M/T/W/F/S
Matthews Apartments M/T/W/F/S

Marshall College

Campus location Trash pickup
Bubble Building M/W/F
Chemistry Research M/W/F
Eucalyptus Point M-F
Fireside Lounge M/W/F
GPS M/W/F
Institute of the Americas M/W/F
Marshall College Units I, II, and III – Residence Halls M-S
Media Center M/W/F
Mountainview Lounge W
Oceanview Terrace M-S
RIMAC M-F
Social Science Building M/W/F
Spanos Facility M/W/F
Super Computer Center M-S
Torrey Pines Center North M/W/F
UNEX M-F

Mesa

Campus location Trash pickup
Central Mesa: #9224A, #9230, #9234, #9238, #9256, #9264, and #9270 M/W/S
Early Childhood Education Center M/W/F/S
North Mesa: #3819, #3875, #3927, #3959 #3999, #4051, and #4091 M/W/S
Preuss School M-S
Shiley Eye Institute M/T/W/F
South Mesa: #9106, #9126, #9130, #9152, #9156, #9162, #9176, and #9192 M/W/S
West Mesa: #3745 and #3755 M/W/S

Muir College

Campus location Trash pickup
AP&M/McGill Hall M-F
Muir Apartments and Tioga Hall M/T/W/F/S
Muir Biology F
Sierra Summit M-F

Revelle College

Campus location Trash pickup
Atlantis Hall M-F
Bonner Hall M/W/F
Central Utilities Plant M/W/F
Che Café On call
Forum Theater M/W/F
Galbraith Hall M-F
Mandell Weiss M-F
Mayer Hall M/W/F
Natural Science M/W/F
Pacific Hall M-F
Revelle Cafeteria M/T/W/F/S
Revelle Housing M/W/F
Urey Hall M-F
York Hall M/W/F

School of Medicine

Campus location Trash pickup
Basic Science T/F
Clinical Research M-F
CMM/CMG W
Stein Clinical Research Building M-F

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Campus location Trash pickup
Birch Aquarium M/W/F
Deep Sea Drilling Project
Endurance Hall
Hydraulics Lab
Hubbs Hall
M/W/F
IGPP I – Munk M/W/F
IGPP II M/W/F
Keck Building M/W/F
Nierenberg Hall M/W/F
Remote Sensing Facility M/W/F
Ritter Hall M/W/F
Scholander Hall M/W/F
Scripps Library M/W/F
Sea Weed Canyon M/W/F
SIO Snack Bar M/W/F
SIO Storehouse M/W/F
South Service Yard M/W/F

University Center

Campus location Trash pickup
Career Services M/W/F
Center Hall M-F
Geisel Library M-F
International Center M-F
Mandeville M-F
Parking Lot 403 M/W/F
SERF – Bldg. 409 M-F
Student Center M-F
Student Health M/W/F
UCTR 303 M/W/F

Warren College

Campus location Trash pickup
Biology Field Station F
Campus Services Complex M/W/F
Canyon View Pool M-F
Canyon Vista Cafeteria M/W/F
CMRR M-F
EBU I M-F
EBU II M-F
EBU III – PFBH M-F
Literature Building M/W/F
Warren Apartments M-F
Warren Residence Halls M-F

Off Campus

Location Trash pickup
Camp Elliott F
7835 Trade St.:
  • Bookstore
  • STORE
  • Surplus Sales
M/W/F
Mt. Soledad On call

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