Facilities Management's Zero Waste Concordia program is committed to becoming a model for sustainable waste management. Read on to find out how you can help us reach this objective!
For a quick guide, read up on these essential waste reduction tips.
Zero Waste Concordia Program Becoming a model for zero-waste in the city through innovative community collaborations
Find out about our objectives, key initiatives, becoming a partner, and how to get support for your own initiative.
Reuse at Concordia CUCCR - Concordia University Centre for Creative Reuse
CUCCR diverts materials from Concordia’s waste-stream, offering them to the general community for free.
Coffee cups Reduce Concordia's greatest source of waste
Did you know that coffee cups are recyclable at Concordia? Want to know where to get a reusable mug?
Paper Purchasing, reuse, and recycling info
Learn what types of paper are the most sustainable, how to encourage less paper use, and more.
Waste Audits Find out how Concordia fares
Waste auditing is held regularly to assess Concordia's waste diversion. Get access to our waste audit reports and find out how to audit your own events or office waste.
Volunteer Opportunities and Zero Waste News Get Involved and Stay Connected
Get Zero Waste Concordia news or join the Zero Waste Concordia volunteer team. Educate the Concordia community on waste reduction, help collect food for donation, or lend a hand at a waste audit.
Zero Waste Week & Challenge Workshops and waste reduction challenge
Zero Waste Week is a series of workshops and info sessions on how to cut down on your waste, as well as a challenge to the Concordia community to produce as little landfill waste as possible
Compost at Concordia Recycling organics on campus
Find out where to compost your organics at SGW and Loyola. Learn what is and isn't accepted for compost.
E-waste Find out how to recycle your e-waste on campus
Concordia has several e-waste bins in place to accept your various e-waste, including electronics, batteries, ink/toner cartridges, and CFL bulbs.
Low Waste Offices Changes coming to offices across Concordia
Compost and trashless offices are coming to departments across Concordia. Find out about the success of this program and the resources you need to prepare your office.
Waste-related research and news
Concordia’s waste reduction efforts expand to Loyola CampusNovember 8, 2019
Concordia powers down for Earth HourMarch 26, 2019
Concordia is the most energy efficient of Quebec’s six major universitiesMarch 8, 2019
For World Water Day, Concordia goes with the F.L.O.W.March 20, 2018
Here's to one year of glorious upcycling!March 19, 2018
Concordia leads in energy efficiency — again!December 4, 2017
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