Sustainability Office

Queen's

Sustainability

Queen's

Sustainability

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Office Organics Program

Campus departments are invited to join the campus organics program which focusesoffice organics collection bin on capturing food waste generated by staff who bring their lunches to work.  In order to adequately control the content and quality of the organic collection, an organics collection container is provided for departmental kitchen or lounge spaces as well as a Organics Collection poster that outlines what is accepted into the organics program.  The organics collection container is emptied by office staff into an exterior toter placed at or near your building.     Departments can join the office organics program by filling out the online request form.

Based on an audit of this program in 2013, the office organics program successfully diverting approximately 650 kg of organic material from the waste stream every month and 7800 kg annually.