Waste and recycling

The University produced 3,546 tonnes of waste in 2019-20, a 30.7% decrease on 2018-19. A total of 1,167 tonnes of waste was recycled. The reduced staff and student load on campus due to COVID-19 resulted in a significant reduction in waste generation from the campuses. The amount of waste recycled increased from 29% in 2018-19 to 33% of total waste generated in 2019-2020.