Events - 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020 (all day) to Friday, October 23, 2020 (all day)
mason jar for zero waste week


Hand holding up mason jar against greenery background

The Sustainability Office invites you to participate in Zero Waste Week 2020: Home Edition! From October 19-23, we encourage you to take the zero waste mason jar challenge to get a better understanding of how much waste you generate in one week - you might be surprised! We'll also be sharing other exciting activities and resources on our social media throughout October, on topics such as:

  • Shift Zero logoStrategies for reducing food waste
  • Waste sorting guidelines (on campus and in Waterloo Region)
  • Specialty recycling programs and donation guidelines during COVID-19
  • Repairing and upcycling clothing and textile waste
  • And much more!

To learn more about Waterloo's commitment to becoming a zero waste campus by 2035, check out our Shift Zero Action Plan.

Monday, September 14, 2020 — 8:00 AM EDT to Sunday, December 6, 2020 — 11:59 PM EST
Person taking photo of plants on table with text Show Us Your Sustainability

Show Us Your Sustainability

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST
Fixers from Nov 27, 2019 repair event

The Repair Workshop team is back and excited to host its third repair workshop for our campus community!

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
University of Waterloo zero waste goals on paper trifold

Would you like to learn more about how we're managing our waste at the University of Waterloo? The University has committed to becoming a zero waste campus by 2035, and has undertaken some big changes to support waste management efforts for the campus community. 

Join Plant Operations and Waste Connections of Canada for their upcoming Lunch & Learn for more information on:

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