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Waste Reduction Measures

Food Services has put in place multiple measures to reduce waste on campus. 

  • 100% of used cooking oil is transformed into biofuel.
  • Campus-wide ban on Styrofoam food packaging.
  • First Ontario university to ban the sale of bottled water.
  • Campus-wide composting of food production scraps redirect tons of organic matter from landfill.
  • Zero-waste design of Dining Hall reduced take-out packaging by nearly a million items per year.
  • Food Recovery Program collects and donates close to 30,000 items of unsold meals and snacks in a single academic year.