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Zero Waste Concordia

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Facilities Management's Zero Waste Concordia program is committed to becoming a model for sustainable waste, water, and energy 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.
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. Find us at the zero-level basement of the Hall Building, Tuesday through Thursday, 1-5pm.
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?
Get Involved Volunteer Opportunities
Join the RETHINK Campaign. Educate the Concordia community on waste reduction or lend a hand at a waste audit.
Water Sustainable water access
Concordia makes sustainable water access the easy choice with bottle fillers.
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Paper Purchasing, reuse, and recycling info
Learn what types of paper are the most sustainable, how to encourage less paper use, and more.
Zero Waste Challenge Try not to make any trash for one week!
This means you can recycle, compost, reuse, and repurpose, but NO LANDFILL WASTE! Read on for more details!
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Zero Waste Week Concordia Monday October 22nd - Friday 26th
Concordia University is celebrating Canadian and Quebec Waste Reduction Week with it's own Zero Waste Week - a series of workshops and info sessions
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 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.

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