As of August 2020, the School of Pharmacy is certified as a Bronze Certified Office. We're currently working on our silver certification.
Piloted in January 2016, the Green Office program engages the University of Waterloo community in initiatives to make our campus greener. The School of Pharmacy joined the Green Office program in 2019 and is working to evaluate and improve sustainability practices at the School.
If you are interested in joining the Waterloo Pharmacy Green Team, please contact Gail Bender who is the current ambassador for our office.
Sign the Pledge!
- 51% Waterloo Pharmacy employees have signed the pledge so far! Join the movement!
"I support my department's participation as a green office and will reduce my environmental footprint at work wherever possible"
Sustainability story highlight
See how one pharmacy team team applied sustainability lessons learned from the pandemic to all their processes.
Waterloo Pharmacy wins Earth Month challenge
35 Green Offices across the University of Waterloo participated in the Sustainability Office's Earth Month challenge, taking aciton to increase sustainability. Waterloo Pharmacy finished first place for highest participation in the medium office category.
Planning an event? Exploring transportation options to get to campus? See the following links to downloadable resources:
- Green Transportation Guide (PDF)
- Green Waste Guide (PDF)
- Green Event Planning Checklist (PDF)
- Sustainable living check list - ways to get started (PDF)
- Map of Greenspaces near the School of Pharmacy (PDF)
Sustainability at Waterloo
The University of Waterloo’s sustainability efforts are coordinated by the Sustainability Office. Learn more about the Office and their initiatives:
- The Green Office Program
- The Zero Waste Action Plan
- University of Waterloo transportation information
Waterloo Pharmacy Green Office Team
- Gail Bender
- Brianne Croteau
- Sarah de Waal
- Ken Manson
- Sarah Nichols
- Melinda Recchia
- Alana Rigby
- Lisa Walsh