Events - 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 3:50 PM EDT
ECOLOO Pitch Contest

Calling all Social Entrepreneurs: share your ideas at the Enviro-preneurship Pitch Contest!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
ECOLOO Banner

Come out to meet and network with sustainability-minded organizations and groups from on and off campus.

Monday, October 17, 2016 — 12:46 PM EDT to Friday, November 18, 2016 — 4:30 PM EST
Batteries should be recycled. Join the blitz.

Did you know that you can recycle batteries around campus? Batteries contain toxins that should be kept out of landfill.

From October 17-November 18, drop off your batteries at the collection bins at residence Front Desks in V1, UWP, and CLV!

Talk to Front Desk staff to fill out a ballot to win one of the following:

Monday, October 17, 2016 (all day) to Friday, October 21, 2016 (all day)
Blue bins

Join us for a week of activities to reduce waste in the office, in the classroom, and at home. Follow the fun using the hashtag #UWWasteWeek

Sorting Challenge  |  Quiz  |  Green Office Challenge  |  Battery Blitz

There are several fun activities for students, staff and faculty to get involved in this week! 

Thursday, October 6, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
UW Farm Market Logo

Stop by the SLC Lower Atrium throughout the Fall term for fresh and local produce to liven up your cooking!  The UW Farm Market boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Students buying from UW Campus Market Garden

The UW Campus Market Garden will be selling produce in Environment 3 throughout September and October. This produce was grown by students in the St. Paul's Community Garden - so it is local and sustainable. Stop by this Wednesday to pick up some delicious vegetables for a great price!

Thursday, September 29, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
UW Farm Market Logo

Stop by the SLC Lower Atrium throughout the Fall term for fresh and local produce to liven up your cooking!  The UW Farm Market boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Students buying from UW Campus Market Garden

The UW Campus Market Garden will be selling produce in Environment 3 throughout September and October. This produce was grown by students in the St. Paul's Community Garden - so it is local and sustainable. Stop by this Wednesday to pick up some delicious vegetables for a great price!

Thursday, September 22, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
UW Farm Market Logo

Stop by the SLC Lower Atrium throughout the Fall term for fresh and local produce to liven up your cooking!  The UW Farm Market boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Students buying from UW Campus Market Garden

The UW Campus Market Garden will be selling produce in Environment 3 throughout September and October. This produce was grown by students in the St. Paul's Community Garden - so it is local and sustainable. Stop by this Wednesday to pick up some delicious vegetables for a great price!

Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
UW Farm Market Logo

Stop by the SLC Lower Atrium throughout the Fall term for fresh and local produce to liven up your cooking!  The UW Farm Market boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
UW Farm Market Logo

Stop by the SLC Lower Atrium throughout the Spring term for fresh and local produce to liven up your cooking!  The UW Farm Market boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Thursday, July 14, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
UW Farm Market Logo

Stop by the SLC Lower Atrium throughout the Spring term for fresh and local produce to liven up your cooking!  The UW Farm Market boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Thursday, July 7, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
UW Farm Market Logo

Stop by the SLC Lower Atrium throughout the Spring term for fresh and local produce to liven up your cooking!  The UW Farm Market boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 — 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
Building Networks: Eco-Summit 2016 Banner

Overview

Please join us for the University of Waterloo's third annual Eco-Summit, entitled "Building Networks."  This event will celebrate our sustainability progress over the past year, with a particular emphasis on the connections that are continuing to strengthen Waterloo's momentum.

Thursday, June 23, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
UW Farm Market Logo

Stop by the SLC Lower Atrium throughout the Spring term for fresh and local produce to liven up your cooking!  The UW Farm Market boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 — 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM EDT
Unlikely Partners in Sustainability

Join Eco Canada for a hot breakfast on June 21 and hear academics and industry discuss ‘Unlikely Partners in Sustainability’.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Bike Breakfast Coffee Icon

Join us for a morning "Bike Breakfast" to help celebrate cycling, featuring:

  • Free tune-ups from King Street Cycles to keep your ride in top shape
  • Coffee, pastries, and fruit to recharge your energy
  • Info on campus services for cyclists, and more!

Full details are on the Bike Month page.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Bike Breakfast Coffee Icon

Join us for a morning "Bike Breakfast" to help celebrate cycling, featuring:

  • Free tune-ups from King Street Cycles to keep your ride in top shape
  • Coffee, pastries, and fruit to recharge your energy
  • Info on campus services for cyclists, and more!

Full details are on the Bike Month page.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — 1:00 AM to Thursday, June 30, 2016 — 11:59 PM EDT
Bike Challenge Trophy icon

Already bike to work?  Interested in trying?  Why not win some free stuff while you're at it and help Waterloo show off our cycling spirit!

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Electric Vehicle Icon

Join Research and Technology Park tenants for a spring charity event featuring food trucks, displays about the sustainability features of Park employers, and test drives of electric vehicles!

Proceeds from the event will go towards the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Green Office Logo

As Ambassadors across campus prepare to launch the Green Office program in their departments, this event is an opportunity to connect with peers from other areas to learn successful strategies and manage challenges.

Friday, April 22, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
20 Minute Makeover

Join the University of Waterloo's team as part of the City of Waterloo's 20-Minute Makeover!

Monday, April 18, 2016 (all day) to Friday, May 20, 2016 (all day)
E-Waste

Central Stores will be offering a one month (M-F) departmental e-waste and surplus pickup initiative through April and May.  Working with administration, departments with selected university owned e-waste and surplus, should email Sean Kimpinski at skimpinski@uwaterloo.ca  to be placed on a pickup list.  In the email please list the items being picked up and the locations, so that a pickup date and time can be scheduled.

Sunday, April 17, 2016 (all day) to Saturday, April 23, 2016 (all day)
Power Shift logo

Hosted by the Waterloo Global Sciences Initiative, #PowerShiftWR is a week long series of events to advance the discussion about our local energy future.

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