Waste and recycling

As a university we are very passionate about reducing, reusing and recycling our waste. This webpage outlines the University of Kent waste and recycling system and provides information on the facilties, procedures and performance targets.

The Waste and Recycling Service Level Statement provides a comprehensive overview of the services offered.

For more information on our Waste and Recycling targets, aims and objectives please read our University of Kent Waste Strategy 2018-2021.

Read the user guide for the new Estates recycling hub.

The University has signed an agreement to incorporate the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals into its operations and the teaching curriculum it delivers. The Waste and Recycling team believe that goal 12 Responsbile Consumption and Production fits the aims of our team. To read more about the goals and how the University is incorporating these into our daily practices please visit the Sustainability webpages.

A-Z of Recycling

Common Wastes

Waste Management


How Should I Recycle?


Contact Us

The Estates Department- © University of Kent

The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NN, T: +44 (0)1227 764000

Last Updated: 30/03/2020