Recycling at UNBC

Looking for places to recycle on campus? 4-tier recycling bins are located throughout our campus. You can also head to one of our main locations as shown on the map below.

Recycling Map

Recycling Room

Inside the recycling room cages:

  • All paper and container recycling

Please keep separate - See Recycle BC guidelines for details

Place each in marked containers:

  • Heavy plastic jugs
  • Milk cartons (wax coated)
  • Tin cans (no labels)
  • Glass jars (no broken glass)
  • Refundabel bottles and cans - white sack
  • Batteries (large size only) - on skid

Not in recycling room:

  • Lightbulbs - please contact facilities

Green Centre

  • Small Batteries
  • Small electronics
  • Printer/Toner Cartridges
  • Pens
  • Plastic bags

Parking Lot A

  • Paper and paper products
  • Plastic containers
  • Tin cans


  • Paper and paper products
  • Plastic containers
  • Tin cans
  • Refundable beverage containers

Off-Campus Recycling Options

For items that can't be recycled on campus, there are some options at local depots:

Styrofoam accepted at: Hart Return-it Centre, 6665 Hart Highway V2K 3A5

Plastic bags/plastic film accepted at: All Save On Foods locations & PG Recycling, 2614 Petersen road Prince George, BC V2N 1N9

Larger Electronics and Small Appliances accepted at: PG Recycling, 2614 Petersen Road Prince George, BC V2N 1N9