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University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

Green Move Out

In an effort to minimize landfill waste during student move out, Sustaining Pacific and Residential Life & Housing partner each year for the Green Move Out Program! during the last two weeks of school, we will have donation boxes available in campus housing where students can place usable materials that they no longer want.


We are always looking for volunteers! Volunteers will receive a Green Team t-shirt. Volunteers who work 3 or more shifts will also receive a Sustaining Pacific HydroFlask! To sign up, email


Donation stations are located in lobbies and lounges of all residence halls, outside at the Townhouse Apartments and at all on-campus Greek houses (Theta Chi, Alpha Phi, Beta Theta Pi, Sigma Chi, Delta Gamma, Kappa Alpha Theta, Delta Delta Delta). 

Accepted Items

School supplies: Books, binders, pencils, pens, staplers, unused notebooks, folders, paper, organizers

Mini fridges, computer monitors, computer accessories, TVs, microwaves, lamps, vacuums

  • Please label broken electronics with "broken" stickers provided at all stations

Food: Cans, unopened boxes, unopened packages, other non-perishable foods

Kitchenware: Pots, pans, baking dishes, cups, mugs, bowls, utensils

Clean clothes: jackets, pants, shirts, sweaters, socks

Clean linens: Sheets, blankets, towels (NO pillows or foam mattress toppers)

Chemicals: Cleaning supplies, laundry detergent and conditioner, printer ink, paint, personal hygiene products

Miscellaneous: Storage containers, mirrors, artwork

Not accepted

Pillows, foam mattress toppers, perishable food

Partner Organizations

We work with the following organizations to redistribute donations into the community: United Way, Stockton Shelter for the Homeless, Community Hospice/Hope Chest, Stockton Animal Shelter, Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary, and St. Mary's Dining Room 


Year Clothes Bedding Pairs of Shoes Food Mini Fridges Microwaves
2017 1017 lbs 178 lbs n/a 87 lbs n/a n/a
2018 1029 lbs 301 lbs 84 pairs 106 lbs 12 10
2019 1353 lbs 320 lbs 62 pairs 751 lbs 6 4