In a traditional linear economy, resources are extracted then processed into a product. They are then consumed and discarded as waste. A circular economy approach focuses on the reuse and recycling of products to keep them in use for as long as possible. 

Furniture Reuse Program

Find out how this program is inspiring change and taking action to reach zero furniture waste through a variety of activities, including the Zero Waste Market.


A virtual online warehouse that allows current UBC Vancouver employees to find and exchange low-value items – such as furniture, office supplies, lab equipment, and more – between departments.

Mindful Move Out

Five steps to help avoid last-minute moving chaos and to ensure the transition smooth, fair, and sustainable—for everyone!