New outdoor recycling and compost stations

- Melanie Groves

Facilities Management will be expanding the campus recycling and composting program over the summer by installing new outdoor zero-waste stations. The zero-waste stations will make it more convenient to recycle and compost no matter where you are on campus, and help the university meet its overall waste diversion target of 75%.

There are currently more than 200 outdoor litter containers on campus, which produce approximately 20 tonnes of landfill waste per year (3.5% of UVic’s total). A 2018 waste audit showed that more than 72% of the materials deposited in these containers could be composted or recycled.

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Keywords: sustainability, recycling

Publication: The Ring

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