Santa Clara University

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 Landfill. Photo from SCU Office of Sustainability.

Find out how, where, and what to put in landfill on and off campus.



  • iconWhat is considered landfill on campus?

    At Santa Clara University, our main priority to is reduce and divert as much waste as possible. There are a few items, however, that cannot be recycled or composted on campus. Please place the following items in the landfill bins:
    Non-paper packaging: Chip bags, candy & energy bar wrappers, condiment packets, and butter wrappers.
    Non-SCU disposable containers: Cups & take-out containers acquired off-campus, Styrofoam, and dirty aluminum foil.

  • iconNote about recycling energy bar wrappers

    Campus Recreation began collecting energy bar wrappers in 2013 for recycling with TerraCycle. Bring your wrappers to the blue collection bins located in the main lobby of Pat Malley Fitness and Recreation Center. Learn more.