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First-ever clean-up event for academic buildings
STANFORD -- A 10-day clean-up event for all academic buildings on campus, the first of its kind, will take place from Friday, June 19, through Thursday, July 2.
The event is being conducted by Peninsula Sanitary Service Inc., the university's primary contractor for refuse collection and recycling services.
University maintenance zone managers and building managers should already have received detailed information on the event; all faculty and staff are asked to contact their building managers if they have any questions on what types of items can be collected during this period.
Each building will have a designated collection area, said Nickie Paganucci of Peninsula Sanitary Service. Those areas will be equipped with containers for garbage, recyclable materials, and large items such as equipment and furniture. Also, each building will be assigned a specific day for pick-up.
Paganucci said building managers should be sure to complete SU-13 forms for surplus property before the clean-up. Questions about items of possible value should be directed to Tom Salter at 723-2246 or John Pipkin at 723-3001.
Faculty and staff are being urged to consider safety during the clean-up, Paganucci said. Aisles, walkways and exits must be kept free and clear of any materials, and certain materials - radioactive, biological and chemical, for instance - cannot be disposed of in this manner. Questions about what to do with those kinds of materials should be directed to Environmental Health and Safety at 723-0448, or 723-2881 in the evenings.
"It is essential that building managers, staff and faculty help this Stanford-sponsored event to be successful by cleaning out those spaces they are responsible for," Paganucci said. "This is an excellent opportunity to do some house-cleaning at no expense to your department."
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