- Campuses will achieve zero waste (defined as 90% diversion from landfill).
- Campuses will reduce per capita municipal solid waste generation to 25% below fiscal year 2015-16 levels by 2025, and 50% below fiscal year 2015-16 levels by 2030.
- The University is committed to the reduction and elimination of single-use items such as plastic bags, single-use plastic foodware accessory items and single-use plastic beverage bottles.
- By 2020, the University will prohibit the sale, procurement and distribution of packaging foam.
See UC's progress toward this goal in the Annual Report on Sustainable Practices.