June 2021

A Guide to becoming a Sustainable Traveller

A guide to becoming a sustainable traveller

As we approach a life where travel is authorized recreationally, it is important to keep in mind how we can be eco-conscious travelers. Let's grapple on that term - sustainable travel. What is it and what are some tips to transition into a sustainable traveller?

WAT's Sustainable Episode 07: WAT is sustainable transportation? with Kevan Marshall

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WAT's Sustainable, Waterloo? Welcome to the official Sustainability's Office's official podcast: WAT's Sustainable?

On episode 07, we hear from Kevan Marshall from TravelWise and Grand River Transit. Join Jenna and Mat Thijssen, the Sustainability Director at the Sustainability Office, as they discuss sustainable transportation. From sustainable transportation options in Waterloo Region, to challenges in making communities more transit-friendly, to the role community members have in transitioning their communities towards sustainability, you don't want to miss this conversation!

WAT's Sustainable Episode 06: WAT is Bike Month?

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WAT's Sustainable, Waterloo? Welcome to the official Sustainability's Office's official podcast: WAT's Sustainable?

On episode 06, we talk about all things Bike Month! We explore the history of the month-long campaign, it's significance on an individual and community-wide scale, how it's changed over the years and what you can do to take part this year.

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Sustainability Theme of the Month: June is for Sustainable Transportation

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Can you believe we are already halfway through 2021? With summer almost upon us, it’s the perfect time to explore ways we can move more sustainably by embracing the outdoors. As we will discuss in this blog post, reducing our community’s greenhouse gas emissions will heavily rely on our ability to use sustainable transportation options.

Why does sustainable transportation matter?

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