Events - 2021

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 (all day) to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 (all day)
Woman in helmet taking a selfie in front of a wall mural; text overlaid that reads Bike Month 2021: Photo and Story Contest

Join the Sustainability Office for Bike Month 2021! With the warm weather here to stay, hop on your bike to enjoy the many benefits that biking has to offer (and help the planet while you're at it!).

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Background of grass lawn, text in foreground reading Lunch & Learn: The Secret Lives of Lawns, Wednesday May 19

Many of us love our lawns despite the environmental implications. So how do we maintain a great looking lawn and not lie awake at night full of guilt? The answer is actually quite simple. We maintain it the way nature would.

Monday, March 29, 2021 (all day) to Friday, April 23, 2021 (all day)
Earth Month 2021: Take the challenge text in front of pink wildflowers against a bright blue sky

Join the Sustainability Office for Earth Month 2021! While we can't be together in person this year, we can still collectively build a more sustainable community from home. 

This four-week challenge will encourage you to take action on four different weekly themes: sustainable food, waste reduction, connecting with nature, and promoting wellness.  

Saturday, March 27, 2021 — 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM EDT
Virtual Earth Hour Trivia poster; graphic of Earth in top right corner with bright green background

Earth Hour is an annual global movement that encourages you to power down for one hour to celebrate our natural environment. This year, join our Green Residence Ambassadors for a fun virtual trivia night for a chance to win prizes and brainstorm fun activities to do right before you power down!

Saturday, March 20, 2021 — 11:00 AM to Sunday, March 21, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT
A Solutions Hackathon: SDG Impact Challenge

Are you ready to challenge yourself to make an impact in the Waterloo community? 

UW’s Impact Alliance and Global Spark are hosting a virtual solutions hackathon called the “SDG Impact Challenge''. This event has partnered with three local organizations who are tackling some of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE), the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Food4Kids.

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