Sustainability Office

Queen's

Sustainability

Queen's

Sustainability

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Queen's Strategic Procurement Services has negotiated special rates on select products to make it easy and cost-effective to collect and send hard-to-recycle items for processing.  The best rates are offered by Grand & Toy.


Coffee Capsules - Zero Waste Box

Did you know - an estimated 20 billion coffee capsules will be consumed this year and most will end up in landfills? Let’s do our part.

  1. Log into your Queen's acQuire account, go to the shopping page and search for TerraCycle
  2. Order the appropriate sized TerraCycle Coffee Capsules - Zero Waste Box (box sizes and prices below)
  3. Collect your coffee capsules
  4. Ship the filled box to TerraCycle using the prepaid label on the box
  5. Order a new box
Small box (holds approx. 250)

$50.81

Medium box (holds approx. 672)

$93.01

Large box (holds approx. 1250)

$131.37

 


Office Supplies - Zero Waste Box

Recycle your office supplies in four easy steps: 

  1. Log into your Queen's acQuire account, go to the shopping page and search for TerraCycle
  2. Order the appropriate sized TerraCycle Office Supplies - Zero Waste Box (box sizes and prices below)
  3. Collect your discarded supplies
  4. Ship the filled box to TerraCycle using the prepaid label on the box
  5. Order a new box

Accepted waste includes discarded, non-electronic office tools such as tape, desk organizers, card and document filers, binders, calendars, labels, staplers, writing instruments, hole punchers, dividers, paper cutters, and correction supplies. You can also recycle fasteners including paper clips, staples, and binder clips, and backing from sticker and label sheets.

Small box (10"W x 10"D x 18"H)

$98.98

Medium box (11"W x 11"D x 40"H)

$179.92