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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Air Travel Emissions

To engage the UWaterloo community directly in the effort of tracking and reducing emissions, Finance and the Sustainability Office have collaborated to add a new voluntary field in Concur titled “carbon emissions” that asks Claimants who have booked and purchased their airfare out of pocket to voluntarily calculate and include the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their UW travel. 

Monday, December 5, 2022

Working together at Eco Summit 2022

On November 23rd, more than 110 people joined us at Fed Hall for an afternoon of celebration, networking, and community building at our 9th annual Eco Summit. The theme of this year’s Eco Summit was ‘What Can We Do’, placing the focus on how we can work together towards sustainability. 

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Wrapping up Zero Waste Month 2022

Throughout October, the Sustainability Office and Plant Operations – Environmental Services hosted Zero Waste Month on campus. The university has committed to becoming a zero-waste campus by 2035, and a critical part of meeting that target is engaging our campus community Throughout the month, we ran a series of activities to spread awareness, educate our campus, and encourage participation in our Shift: Zero campaign.