Stanford Academic Campus Spring Cleanup

March 1st to March 24th, 2016 — 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.


Zone A:  March 8th
Zone B:  March 10th
Zone C:  March 3rd 
Zone D:  March 1st 
Med School: March 15th and 17th
Off Campus Sites: March 22nd and 24th        



Welcome and thanks for participating in the Spring Campus Clean-Up.  First go to the MAP and click on the pickup locations in your area.

Building Managers

 PLEASE help notify all departments in your buildings by email and by posting the event sign and map for your area.

General Information

The Spring Clean-Up event is an opportunity to dispose of items that are no longer useful to your department. It is sponsored by Buildings and Grounds Maintenance (BGM) in conjunction with Peninsula Sanitary Service Inc. (PSSI) and the Property Management Office.  Surplus Sales will be on site at each collection point to assist with sorting electronics and reusable items.  Event Services is available at no cost to you for services up to $500.

Event Services

For assistance in moving items to your collection point enter an Event Services Request for your Clean-Up date as soon as possible.  When entering your requests be sure to say in STEP 5 that it is for Campus Clean-Up. Please include the location, size and quantity of items to be moved. For questions, call Event Services at 723-2285.


Services Provided:

  • Reusable ItemsSurplus Sales will be on site at your collection point to collect reusable items, including furniture and office equipment. It is helpful to identify items in working condition.
  • Stanford barcoded equipment: Surplus Sales will be on site to accept and register any equipment identified with a Stanford barcode tag. Please contact Stan Dunn (725-0081) or Maurice Brown (726-8101) with any capital equipment questions.
  • Electronics: Surplus Sales will be on site to receive electronic equipment.  Electronic equipment cannot be placed in the dumpsters. Data handling devices require additional attention due to information security issues.
  • Non-reusable Items: PSSI will separate items for recycle.  Remember to submit your Event Services Request early for assistance moving items to your collection point.  
  • Cardboard: Please flatten corrugated cardboard before placing it in the green dumpsters.
  • Bulky items (non-capital equipment): Debris boxes will be located in your zone on your service days (please refer to your map for exact placement) for disposal of bulky items which are not capital equipment. Remember to submit your requests to Event Services early for assistance moving heavy items.
  • Paper: Place in specially marked paper recycling bins located at the collection point.  Please no binders, overhead sheets or plastic wrappers. 
  • Confidential Materials: Please send an email to with your clean up date, approx. amount, building name and room number. 
  • Styrofoam: - Please send an email to with your clean up date, approx. amount, building name and room number. 

Services Not Provided:

  • Hazardous MaterialsChemicals, chemical waste, biological waste and radioactive waste are not included in this event.  Please follow approved disposal procedures for these materials and submit a request to
  • RefrigeratorsDue to the environmental requirements for processing prior to disposal, refrigerators freezers and other devices containing Freon are not included in the Campus Cleanup. A work request to PSSI is required for this type of item, and does carry a fee. 


For special requests contact PSSI 321-4236 or Raveena Ulrich 725-4260.

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact your Zone Administrator.