Custodial and Recycling
Custodial services is broken down into (3) shift operations, days, swing, and nights. These three independent shifts provide 24/7 campus coverage with specific services to customers.
General Cleaning Services
Custodial cleaning services are broken down by specific standard(s) for both our Martin Luther King, Jr. Library and main campus locations for all cleaning
General Cleaning Frequency
Custodial cleaning frequency's are divided into normal daily services, 2 or 3 times weekly, weekly, and monthly services in meeting general campus needs.
Campus restrooms are thoroughly cleaned daily, generally, during nightshift operations. Several buildings receive additional refresh services (paper products, trash) during day and swing shift. Services may also be requested by submitting a service request.
All building campus exterior windows are cleaned every (3) years, contingent upon funding availability. General cleaning standards provides for all other areas weekly and annually.
General floor care for all surfaces is conducted yearly based upon department review. In addition, floor care is provided in public areas of buildings, as needed, to maintain a clean and inviting environment.
Project work consists of "other" than general cleaning frequency's. Custodial services can provide additional services through general service requests and customer charge back.
Custodial services operations provides bulb changes for all building locations where the ceiling does not exceed (8) feet, as needed. Additional services are provided through the Facilities Electric Shop
Trash and Recycling Removal
Campus building locations have trash removed daily by shift. Recycling services in custodial operations are designed to enhance and support general recycling requirements.
Pest control services are provided through both Main and South campus Grounds Operations.
Recycling Services is tasked with developing and implementing a comprehensive waste and recycling program. Working collaboratively with the campus community, this unit oversees areas of waste prevention, recycling, recycled product research, public education and campus recycling procedures.
A plan has been developed to comply with all federal, state, and local statutes and regulations governing solid waste issues. Facilities Management has been charged with oversight for compliance with AB75 and SB1016.
Facilities Management has been instrumental in making this program successful with a current waste diversion of approximately 88.7%.
Information on San Jose State's waste reduction and recycling programs can be found on our Recycling and Waste Reduction page.
For questions regarding recycling and waste reduction at SJSU contact email@example.com or call (408) 924-1929.