University of Waterloo

Waterloo Region

Industry: Educational services
Size: Large
Hub: Regional Sustainability Initiative
Date Joined: September 11, 2012

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.


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Waste Target: 60% waste diversion rate by 2026