Keep these items out:
Acceptable items are:
For your convenience 'Mixed Paper' recycling containers are located throughout each campus.
Acceptable items include:
Please remember, in the interest of safety, when recycling books and file folders to not overload the bins.
NOTE: Once shredded all confidential paper collected and processed on campus is recycled by Shred-it, our service provider.
Check out the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation website at http://www.call2recycle.org/locator/ to find the location nearest you.
At the North Vancouver campus, we accept hard plastics and containers in the Containers bins in each Zero Waste Station around campus.Clean, hard and soft plastics are also collected from campus daily business operations and Food Services. Additionally individual departments champion custom recycling centres within their office areas, these are collected once weekly by Smithrite.
There is a large zero waste centre located between the Birch and Arbutus bldgs - campus community members are encouraged to drop their CLEAN hard and soft plastics into the designated bins.
Drop off clean empty, flatten used cardboard boxes to one of the following locations:
NOTE: waxed cardboard is not suitable for recycling. Please dispose of in a regular waste bin.
Capilano University | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V7J 3H5 Tel: 604.986.1911
Sunshine Coast | 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia Canada V0N 3A0 Tel: 604.885.9310
Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.