Welcome to the Zero Waste Squad at UBC! As a member of this dedicated team, you have the unique opportunity to not only make a positive impact on waste management and sustainability on campus but also to step into leadership roles that will amplify your influence and contribute to a greener future.
Receive training and develop experience with campus engagement on zero waste and sustainability issues
Build your network among sustainability student and staff groups on campus
Get free tickets for events, free food, or a gift card (depending on the event)
Play an important role in helping UBC achieve our zero waste and climate action goals

How It Works

Zero Waste Squad members volunteer for 2 or 3 shifts/opportunities per semester to educate the campus community about recycling and composting, and help reduce waste from events and activities.


All UBC undergraduate and graduate students can apply to be a Zero Waste Squad member. Simply fill out our online application, let us know when you are available, and why taking part interests you.