Custodial Services

Facilities Services provides extensive recycling, composting and waste removal services. To facilitate these services, different bins are used to collect different waste materials separately. Exterior waste bins at Burnaby campus can be located on the exterior waste bin map [PDF].

For additional bins for moves or large clean-ups please submit a request:


CustodialFacilities Services manages and oversees a third-party contract who provides custodial services for the campus community. The contract details the frequency and specification for all services provided in order to keep the campus safe and clean. There is 242,000 m2 (2,604,000 ft2) of occupied space that is cleaned regularly at all of our campuses, with some areas cleaned twice daily to accommodate evening classes.

Standards

BCIT complies with APPA cleaning standards and operates under the LEED Green Cleaning program.

Emergency clean-up

Please report issues to the Facilities Service Desk to have them addressed immediately:

Special requests

For additional custodial services including special events clean-up, please submit a request:

Poster guidelines

Printed materials may be posted on BCIT bulletin boards for BCIT staff and BCIT activities. Materials may only be affixed with masking tape or, in the case of bulletin boards, thumbtacks. Printed materials may not be posted on any painted or glass surfaces, exterior surfaces, doors, cement surfaces, over existing posters or signage, in washrooms, or on floors.

Posters can be placed on the following:
Unauthorized posted materials will be removed.

Bulletin board location chart [PDF]

Cleaning schedules

Custodial Service Frequency
Cafeteria Daily
Carpet steam-cleaning Annually
Changerooms Daily
Classrooms Daily
Corridors, hallways, foyers Daily
Dusting (offices) Bi-weekly
Elevators Daily
Entrances Daily
Floor refinishing/waxing Annually
Garbage/Recycling removal (general) Daily
Garbage/Recycling removal (offices) Bi-weekly
Labs Daily
Lounges Daily
Medical areas Daily
Offices Bi-weekly
Recreation areas Daily
Resource rooms Daily
Spot-checking of public areas/washrooms Daily
Stairs Daily
Supplies (washroom) Daily
Teaching space furniture detail Annually
Theatres Daily
Vacuuming of offices Bi-weekly
Wall washing Annually
Washrooms Daily
White boards Daily
Window coverings Semi-annually
Windows interior/exterior Annually

Annual schedules

Office cleaning schedule by building [PDF]