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Environmental audit of Federation Hall

TitleEnvironmental audit of Federation Hall
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsElliot, L., E. Keller, M. Olijnyk, D. Grills, and B. Marissen
KeywordsUniversity of Waterloo campus, waste, waste audit, Watgreen
Abstract

WATgreen was launched on October 1, 1990 and its purpose was to make the University of Waterloo (UW) a sustainable campus through projects geared towards environmental concerns on campus. In the fall of 1991, Greening the Campus began in response to WATgreen, as a course that “focuses on teaching students how to evaluate the environmental implications of their life on campus”. More importantly, the program challenges staff, students and faculty to improve the quality of the UW environment while reducing operational costs to UW at the same time… In our pursuit to contribute to the UW community, an environmental audit was conducted on Federation Hall. By focusing intensely on the waste, energy and water systems, feasible suggestions were made to enhance the operations of this building on campus. The ultimate goal was to enhance Fed Hall as a ‘green’ building and in doing so, save money while helping our campus environment… For full text, please e-mail sustainability@uwaterloo.ca