uOttawa Recycling bin

We want to create a place where waste is a thing of the past.

Waste Diversion at uOttawa

We want to become a waste free campus

 

Vision

To create a zero waste campus


Goal

To divert waste to landfill by 80% for the year 2050

 

Progress

  • In 2019, waste diverted from landfill reached 65%
  • The total amount of materials on campus was 2,800 tonnes

uOttawa Recyclopedia

Batteries
Books and course packs
Cardboard
Mixed papers
Organics
Construction and demolition waste
Electronic waste
Metal, plastic, and glass
Office Supplies
Paper shredding (Employees only)
Paper towels
Pen Recycling
Refrigerators (staff only)
Wood pallets (employees only)
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