News for Staff

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Celebrating Cycling at Bike Day

Sustainability Office volunteers posing with a polaroid frame with hashtag Bike WR and UWaterloo

On Wednesday, June 21st the Sustainability Office hosted Bike Day in the Arts Quad to celebrate those who cycle to campus and promote sustainable transportation modes.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Increasing Energy Literacy with the Green Office Energy Challenge

Meeting with Green Office Ambassadors

From March 30th until April 21st, the Office of Sustainability hosted the Green Office Energy Challenge for all green offices across campus to participate.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Engaging youth at the Energize: Sustainable City Challenge

Students working on energy mix board game

On Thursday, April 20th, the Sustainability Office and Climate Action Waterloo Region hosted two high school groups – Resurrection and St. David’s - from the WCDSB for the Energize: Sustainable City Challenge. The day was filled with discussion, idea-generation, and problem-solving to showcase the students’ vision for a sustainable Waterloo Region!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Facilitating conversation around Waterloo Region's energy future

Audience listening to speakers at the Public Lecture

On April 18th, the University of Waterloo and the Kitchener Public Library, in association with Power Shift Waterloo Region, hosted its Public Lecture: Transforming Energy in Waterloo Region. There were over 140 people who filled up the auditorium to hear what the future holds for sustainability and energy in the Region.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

University of Waterloo Releases Environmental Sustainability Policy

On March 23, 2017 President Feridun Hamdullahpur approved Policy 53 - Environmental Sustainability, creating the University of Waterloo's first sustainability policy.