University of Waterloo
In just half a century, the University of Waterloo (UW), located at the heart of Canada’s technology hub, has become a leading comprehensive university with 36,000 full- and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs. And has been consistently ranked Canada’s most innovative university, Waterloo is home to advanced research and teaching in science and engineering, health, environment, arts and social sciences.
Business Type: Education
60% waste diversion by 2026
Emissions: University of Waterloo began tracking their waste in 2016. The graph below displays their emissions data thus far.
Notable GHG Reduction and Sustainability Projects
Most Engaged Member ( 2017) : Awarded by the TravelWise program
Reep Green Solutions – Stormwater Community Engagement Award: Awarded for UW’s implementation of Stormwater management infrastructure, academic courses, and involving students in campus projects
“Smart About Salt” Certified (2012-2014)
SharcNet Energy Conservation Project: Highlighted as a case study by Waterloo North Hydro.