Cans & Bottles

The unique blue recycling bins for can and bottle recycling on the campus grounds are serviced regularly by the San Jose Conservation Corps. To report a full container that needs collection, e-mail Recycling Services at recycle@sjsu.edu or call 408-924-1990.

Recycling Services also provides can & bottle recycling inside many building classrooms or hallways with blue plastic collection containers that are also serviced by the San Jose Conservation Corps on a regular basis. To report a full container that needs collection, e-mail Recycling Services at recycle@sjsu.edu or call 408-924-1990.

The San Jose Conservation Corps are the only authorized group to remove cans and bottles from recycling bins. Occasionally the custodial staff or recycling crew will empty a bin when full.

To report unauthorized persons collecting cans and bottles from recycling bins from inside buildings and on campus, please call UPD at 924-2222.

Did You Know?

Recycling aluminum saves almost 95 percent of the energy needed to produce aluminum from its original source, bauxite ore.

Source: Aluminum AssociationExternal Link that Will Take User Outside SJSU Domain