Municipal services

Maintaining the campus landscape

Municipal Services ensures the campus landscape is exceptionally maintained by providing innovative and sustainable services to the campus community. This team looks after 113 hectares of landscaped grounds, 32 hectares of roads and 44 hectares of hard surfaced areas such as plazas and pathways and also offers the campus community a full complement of waste management and recycling information and services.

In this section

Labour division

Maintaining and repairing the non-landscape public realm to keep UBC an amazing place for all campus users.

Soft landscape

Our Soft Landscape Crew is engaged in the ongoing maintenance and periodic renewal of lawns, shrub beds and trees of 172 hectares of core campus grounds and gardens.

Waste management

UBC Waste Management provides both waste management services and waste reduction education to the UBC campus community through the coordination of recycling, composting and litter reduction initiatives.