Thursday, June 18, 2020

Waterloo signs Responsible Investment Charter for Canadian Universities

This message was originally circulated to University employees and students and was posted to the Daily Bulletin.

A message from Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Waterloo ranks 16th globally, 2nd in Canada on THE University Impact Ranking

THE University Impact Ranking Banner - UW ranked 16th

Waterloo is proud to be ranked among the top post-secondary institutions in the world for its efforts to build a more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable future.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Campus Housing initiative diverts more than 1900 lbs of waste after residence move-out

Residence move out volunteer sorting team

This article originally appeared in Waterloo's Daily BulletinA message from Campus Housing:

What happens with the leftover belongings that students leave in residence after they move out?

Friday, November 29, 2019

Repair Workshop gives items a second chance at life

Nine repairers from Personal Item Repair Workshop

The Sustainability Office was excited to host Waterloo's second Personal Item Repair Workshop in partnership with Sustainable Campus Initiative, Julie Cook, and Murray Zink. Looking for a meaningful way to take action on our "throwaway culture" and to build community around zero waste practices, Julie Cook, a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Environment, and Murray Zink, a staff member in the Waterloo Professional Development (WatPD) program, contacted the two groups to collaborate.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Eco Summit builds hope for the future

Aerial shot of Eco Summit event, with panel members on stage and participants at round tables in audience

Article was originally published in Waterloo's Daily Bulletin.

Waterloo’s sixth annual Eco Summit took place on November 20, coinciding with the release of the 2019 Environmental Sustainability Report. The theme, Building Hope, was interwoven with the goals of the Summit to connect with others, celebrate our progress and be inspired to go further.