• Associated Students recycling

Sustainability and Recycling Services

Campus Recycling Services


Offices, Faculty, & Staff

AS Sustainability & Recycling offers pick up services for offices, faculty, and staff. The pick ups may vary from Bottles & Cans, Cardboard, Paper, E-Waste, or Laser Cartridges. To schedule a pick up, call (818) 677-4262 or email us at Please allow 1-2 business days for us to service your request.

Bottles and Cans

AS Sustainability & Recycling currently services 70 external locations where you can recycle aluminum cans, glass bottles, glass jars, and #1 and #2 plastic bottles. You may leave labels and caps on, but please empty all contents before depositing anything in the bins.

We recycle

  • Aluminum cans
  • #1 and #2 plastic bottles
  • Glass bottles
  • Glass Jars

We don't recycle

  • Foil, paint, or aerosol cans
  • Plastic bags, hangers, or food containers
  • Chemical bottles
  • Dishes or ceramic mugs


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Offices, Faculty, & Staff

AS Sustainability & Recycling currently services different locations where cardboard can be recycled. If you have a large volume of cardboard to be recycled, please call us at (818) 677-4262

Cardboard Recycling Guidelines

  • Remove all contents
  • Break down and flatten all cardboard containers
  • No waxed or lined boxes
  • Staples, labels and tape are acceptable


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Offices, Faculty, & Staff

AS Sustainability & Recycling offers a mixed office paper recycling program. If your department or office needs more bins or has questions about paper recycling, call (818) 677-4262 or email us at .


For CSUN students, on campus, simply look for a blue recycling bin to recycle your paper. Where are they? They are located in every department office or floor in all buildings.

Download our Office Paper Recycling Guide


Students & Staff

Drop Off your E-waste any time at the Sustainability Center for free! E-waste contains valuable and hazardous materials that require special handling and recycling methods to be reused or recycled into a new product. For more information about e-waste, visit​ ​our resources page​ and view what​ ​ electronics we collect​.

Offices, Faculty, & Staff

Request a pick up by giving us a call at (818) 677-4262 or shoot us an email at if you have any electronic waste in your office.

State Owned Property

If its State Owned Property please contact Farrah Binur in Asset Management (818) 677-6540

Laser Cartridges and Inkjet Cartridges


If you’re a student, you can recycle your ink or laser cartridges by dropping items off at the Sustainability Center. We’ll let you have free stuff just for recycling!

Offices, Faculty, & Staff

Contact us at (818) 677-4262 or to request a pick up from your office.


AS Sustainability & Recycling, currently provides pallet recycling services for the Matador Bookstore, Physical Plant Management and other sites. If you have pallets for recycling, please call to schedule an appointment at (818) 677-4262 or email

Green Events

Let AS Sustainability & Recycling help you reduce and recycle at your next meeting, party or other special campus event. Special events we’ve serviced include:

  • File Cleanouts
  • Retirement Parties
  • Commencement and Honors Convocation
  • Hooding Ceremonies
  • President’s Picnic
  • New Student Orientation
  • Big Show
  • Matador Nights
  • Summer Movie Fest
  • E-waste Recycling

Call our main office at (818) 677-4262 or email with your contact information and event details. Our team will help make your event a greener one!

Guides & Maps

Below is a list of all the recycling-related fliers, maps and brochures offered by AS Sustainability & Recycling

Other CSUN Sustainability Efforts