News for Staff

Friday, June 4, 2021

Warrior Home takes home the prize

Warrior Home team in front of their completed home

Warrior Home, a multidisciplinary student team at the University of Waterloo, designs and builds high-performing, net-zero energy, affordable, and sustainable homes for community housing organizations.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Carbon neutral face masks – a small local business with a big impact

Founder of Sweat Free Apparel, Chanakya Ramdev, with his carbon neutral masks

Achieving a carbon neutral world seems like a daunting task – but companies like Sweat Free Apparel are bringing us one step closer to carbon neutrality through the creation of carbon neutral products, like face masks. Even better, they are doing it close to home – right here in Waterloo, Ontario!

Friday, January 22, 2021

Undergraduate Affairs team at School of Pharmacy goes paperless

Kaitlin Bykoski wearing a mask next to her printer

This story was originally published by the School of Pharmacy

When COVID-19 struck, Waterloo Pharmacy’s Undergraduate Affairs team dramatically shifted how they offer admissions interviews. The interviews, typically conducted in person with hundreds of interviewers and prospective students, were moved entirely online.

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?

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Reflecting on Zero Waste Week 2018

Beth Eden and Andrea Bale with their mason jars for the zero waste challenge

During the week of October 15-19, the University of Waterloo celebrated Zero Waste Week, with support from the Sustainability Office and Plant Operations to bring challenges and activities to employees and students across campus. 

Zero Waste Challenge