The total amount of Waste generated on the Carleton Campus in 2020 fell by 38%, largely as a result of COVID restrictions and campus population during this time. In addition the amount of overall recycling fell by 8%, partly due to the increased use of take-out in dining. More information about Waste and Recycling programs can be found here.

Total Waste amounts for 2021 on the Carleton University Campus were:

Total Waste Generated (Tonnes) was 1935

Total Waste Recycled was 61%


Recycling Rates

Waste Composition

Total Waste Generated