The Operations Department is your stop for information about Safety, Waste Programs, Access, Plans.
The ARC Operations Department works with the Maintenance Department and the Los Rios Police Department to provide services vital to ARC’s day to day activities. Here you will find information ranging from Facility Reservations to Emergency Response.
Campus Visit Verification Form - Arrival
Please complete this form when you arrive to Campus. You will also fill out a very similar form when you check out and leave campus.
Campus Visit Verification Form - Departure
Please complete this form when you exit campus. This will ensure Operations can disinfect the areas visited.
- Cleaning Services for all Campus Spaces (Restrooms, Classrooms, Offices, etc...)
- Facilitate Campus furniture moves.
- Set-Up - Take Down for campus events
- Recycle Pick up through out campus community
To submit a work order please visit Maintenance Connection.
Hazardous waste is waste with properties that make it potentially dangerous or harmful to human health or the environment. Hazardous waste's can be liquids, solids, or contained gases. They can be the by-products of manufacturing processes, discarded used materials, or discarded unused commercial products, such as cleaning fluids (solvents) or pesticides. Hazardous wastes have characteristics such as being Flammable, Toxic, Corrosive or Reactive.
Hazardous waste must be managed in accordance with State and Federal law and must be disposed of through a designated Hazardous waste hauler.
Hazardous waste generators must ensure the safe and proper ordering, storing, labeling, accumulation, packaging, and disposal of Hazardous materials and waste.
- Hazardous materials become a waste when you decide that you no longer intend to use or re-use it.
- Hazardous waste must be picked up within 180 days of the first drop accumulated as waste.
- Ensure that employees are thoroughly familiar with proper waste handling and emergency procedures relevant to their responsibilities.
To schedule a Hazardous waste pick-up from your department please fill out and submit a Request for Hazardous Waste Disposal
To request replacement containers for your departments Hazardous waste please fill out and submit a Request for Containers Form
Universal waste is a category of waste materials designated as Hazardous waste, but containing materials that are very common and can be recycled. When handled properly these wastes are regulated under the less stringent Universal waste laws. Most Universal wastes are recycled for the valuable materials they contain. Universal wastes cannot be discarded in regular landfill trash, they must be disposed of through a designated Universal waste recycler.
If you have questions regarding where to drop off your Universal Waste please contact the Operations Department.
Aerosol cans, Toner & Ink Cartridge, Batteries, Lead-Acid Battery, Electronics, Cell Phone, Light Bulbs, Mercury containing items.
To schedule a Universal waste pick up please fill out a Universal Waste Disposal Form.
Medical waste is all waste materials generated at health care facilities, such as clinics, medical research facilities and laboratories. Medical waste is defined as "any solid waste that is generated in the diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of human beings or animals, in research pertaining thereto, or in the production or testing of biologicals."
To schedule a Medical waste pick up please fill out a Request for Medical Waste Disposal Form.
ARC's Automotive department houses a metal roll off bin to collect all scrap and waste metal. If your department has metal items that need to be discarded please coordinate with the Automotive department to recycle it. Metal Recycling not only diverts this valuable material from landfill, but also helps fund programs on campus. Please Keep in mind that this bin is for metal only, items that contain any other type of material can not be placed in this bin.
Metal Bin Location on Campus - Tech Ed - Automotive
ARC has two collection points on campus to dispose of Food waste. By separating out your Food waste from Landfill trash your are helping the campus meet state requirements in landfill diversion.
Food waste Locations on Campus - Student Center - Oak Café
Food Waste Examples:
Napkins, Food Scraps, Wax Paper, Veggies, Paper Towels, Fruit, Bread, Meat.
Recycling involves making materials that would otherwise be disposed of as trash into valuable resources for new products. Please look to recycle before you throw waste in the trash.
Blue Recycle Cans can be found all around Campus
Landfill trash includes all non-organic items that cannot be recycled through any other waste program. Trash Cans can be found all around Campus.
Landfill trash examples:
Plastic Wrappers, Gloves, Condiment Packages, Straws, Gum, Sandwich Bags, Plastic Utensils, Plastic Bags
Several Trash cans around campus have been upcycled to recycle cans to make recycling a more viable solution for disposing of waste on campus.
ARC's Maintenance department houses a Green waste roll off bin, this bin is intended to help divert Green waste from landfill.
Green Waste Bin location on Campus - Corp Yard in-between Warehouse 2 and 3.
ARC's Maintenance department houses a wood roll off bin, this bin is intended to help divert this reusable materials from landfill. If your department is looking to get rid of items that are made out of wood please contact the Maintenance department for disposal.
Wood Bin Location on Campus Corp Yard in-between Warehouse 2 and 3
Campus Operations Office
Campus Operations Supervisor: Matthew Blevis
Day Custodial Recieving Supervisor: Tommie Hall
Night Custodial Supervisor: Dan Edwards
Operations Technician: Erika Wescoatt
College Receving Clerk/Storekeeper: Jose Covarrubias
COVID-19 Contact: Lori Shull
Phone: (916) 484-8572
Fax: (916) 484-8519
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Office Location: ARC Ranch House
Facilities Reservations - Transportation
Los Rios Police Department (ARC)
Standard Operating Procedures COVID-19 Remote Operations
These Standard Operating Procedures are provided to facilitate ARC Campus visits during COVID-19 Remote Operations. Standard Operating Procedures along with the recommended preventative measures should be taken prior to entering American River College. Campus Operations approval is required for all visits and participation from the Managers is required for any departmental visits. Any unauthorized visits will be reported to Los Rios Police. All visitors must read through these instructions provided in this Standard Operating Procedure prior to their visit.
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