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Projects and initiatives

Students walking across SLC patioThe University of Waterloo is committed to advancing sustainability on campus. Reaching our shared goals  will require participation from all members of the campus community. Click on the icons below to find out what you can do in each of these action areas and learn more about programs and services available on campus and in the community. 

Education and research  |  Sustainable behaviours  |  Campus and community programs 


Sustainability in academics

Learn how Waterloo integrates sustainability into what we teach, study, and research:

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Sustainable operations

Learn how you can make more sustainable choices in the following impact areas, and see what Waterloo is doing: 

Energy icon button  Climate change icon button  Waste icon button

Water icon button  Transportation icon button  Food icon button

Grounds icon button  Purchasing icon button


Sustainability engagement

Sustainable change requires collaboration from everyone. Find out how you can get involved on and off campus:

Students icon button  Employees icon button  Community icon button