We want to create a place where waste is a thing of the past.
Move towards becoming a zero waste campus. This means achieving a waste diversion rate of 75% by 2017.
In 2014-2015, the campus diversion rate was 61%
How to recycle in residence
The University of Ottawa Residences do not have the same recycling system as the rest of the campus. Click here for a list of what is permitted in the Residence recycling system.
How to recycle on campus
We offer over 20 recycling programs on campus. Find out what we recycle.