Waste Management

RecyclingWaste Management takes a sustainable approach to managing solid waste produced by the BCIT community. Facilities Services has a comprehensive waste management program which emphasizes recycling and composting. 

Our program diverts close to 70% of campus waste away from the landfill by:

Recycling and waste

Recycling is a key component of effective waste management. Our recycling team continues to expand operations, demonstrate best practices and exceed aspirational waste diversion targets for the region.

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Composting

BCIT has one of Western Canada's oldest, and biggest, vermi-composting programs. The composting program "harvests" organic materials from the campus waste stream which ultimately reduces the amount of greenhouse gases produced in landfills. 

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Bins on campus

To support our comprehensive waste management program, we have a variety of bins located throughout BCIT campuses. Learn about what can be deposited where.

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