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Waste collection bin in University Centre

New hallway waste bins are coming to 10 additional buildings on Fort Garry campus.

Expanded waste streams coming to a hallway near you

We’ve bin down this road before

June 1, 2023 — 

New hallway waste bin infrastructure will be installed in 10 buildings at the Fort Garry Campus. The arrival of the bins is part 2 of a multi-phased plan to introduce new three and four-stream waste infrastructure across all buildings at the Fort Garry campus.

Bin rollout will commence in June 2023.

Bin Locations

The new hallway waste bins can be found in the following locations:

  • Migizii Agamik
  • Drake Centre, Asper School of Business
  • Allen Building
  • Buller Building
  • Parker Building
  • Biological Sciences
  • Robson Hall
  • Frank Kennedy Centre
  • Extended Education

Three and four stream waste bins on campus. Waste signage identifying items to be placed in paper, container, organics, and landfill bins.

Waste Updates

PPE: Despite the end of UMs mask mandate, PPE recycling bins remain available in our hallways.
Re-Bins: UMs Re-bins have been temporarily removed from University Center and Dafoe Library locations to update the waste streams being collected. Stay tuned!
Re-Shop: UM’s furniture and office supply reuse program, open to staff and students for on and off campus.
Office Organics Collection: Office staff may enroll in UM’s staff led countertop organics collection program. Contact us for details.

Waste Questions

Not sure which bin your waste belongs in when you are on campus? Check out UM Sort! This easy-to-use tool allows you to search for the name of a waste item and tells you exactly how to recycle or dispose of it.

Still unsure? Any and all waste related questions can be sent to UM’s Zero Waste Coordinator, Allison Mac Intyre at Allison [dot] Macintyre [at] umanitoba [dot] ca.

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