Tags Sustainability


LEED Gold certification plaque arrives at UFV

The Student Union Building (SUB) received its LEED Gold certification plaque in a ceremony hosted January 9 in the building’s atrium, two years after...

Auditing our mess

On Oct. 18, the UFV Centre for Sustainability, along with volunteers, conducted the third annual waste audit. Each year, the centre collects more data,...

Staying warm sustainably

The first UFV-led program to encourage a reduction in space heater use by providing fleece blankets distributed its two remaining blankets last week. The...

Just how thirsty is UFV?

As someone who makes a point of staying hydrated, I’ve become very familiar with UFV’s water bottle filling stations. But it wasn’t until recently...

Efforts for sustainability continue at UFV

UFV’s Green Team met last Thursday to discuss environmental sustainability at the university. Talking points included upcoming events, composting, recycling, and energy use at UFV, and ways of moving forward with different sustainability initiatives. There was also pizza.

A synesthesia of art and science: moving toward an ecological consciousness

This is the question writer in residence Daniela Elza asked of a small audience to start her GreenSpeak lecture on March 11. The talk offered a unique take on environmental sustainability even from its title: “Through the poetry of the world: toward an ecology of being.”