What can I recycle or compost and where?
There are 19 waste streams that the university diverts from landfill and a number of recycling programs and services available to the university community. For more information see our recycling information webpage and click on the waste stream in question.
How do I request a one time pick up of a bulky item or a large volume of recyclables?
You can request the pick up of furniture, ewaste, a large volume of recyclables (ie. books, CDs) as follows:
1. Login to the My U of C portal at www.my.ucalgary.ca
2. Click on Enterprise Systems > Supply Chain Management > Supply Chain
Management Service Request Forms
3. Complete the Equipment/Furniture Disposal Service Request Form
How do I request more frequent pick up of a recycling or compost bin?
If a recycling or compost bin in your area is often full and requires more frequent pick up please submit an Archibus Request to Facilities Management and Development (FMD) and provide a detailed description of the bin's location. You can also contact the FMD Customer Care Centre at (403) 220-7555 or firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I report a leak?
If you spot a leaky faucet or toilet please call the FMD Customer Care Centre (403) 220-7555 or email email@example.com
GENERAL QUESTIONS, REQUESTS and FEEDBACK
For general inquiries, media requests, waste free event signage requests, partnership requests and more you can email the Office of Sustainability and we will assist you directly or connect you with someone that can. We also welcome feedback and ideas on ways to improve campus sustainability.
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