Post Tagged with: "Laurier Sustainability Office"

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Zero Waste Week seeks to educate students on decreasing refuse generation and increasing sustainability

Monday, Mar. 4 signified the start of Laurier’s first ever Zero Waste Week, hosted by the Sustainability Office at Laurier, that will run until March 8. The week is full of events that hope to help decrease the waste that patrons of Laurier produce with a short-term blitz of activities that students and faculty can continue to practice in the […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Laurier student helps turn old mattress toppers into sustainable pet beds

When Brooke Dietrich was hired at the Laurier Sustainability Office for a summer student position, her first task was to make use of 30 foam mattress toppers that could not be recycled from the university’s Move Out Program, and would have ended up in landfills. Dietrich reached out to many people associated with Laurier, but unfortunately, she did not have […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
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Sustainability office funds six new projects

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Sustainability Office is funding six new projects through the Sustainable Hawk Fund. The projects that applied to the fund are scored on requirements that meet the Sustainability Office factors, as well as contribute to reducing a negative environmental impact on Laurier’s various campuses. There are two application periods throughout the academic year when students are welcome to […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · News ·
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Laurier integrates sustainable projects on campus

Wilfrid Laurier University unveiled a bike sharing station on its Waterloo campus on May 13, just one of numerous recent projects Laurier has recently launched in its bid to develop itself as an increasingly environmentally friendly institution. The station is part of the Community Access Bikeshare program, run by The Working Centre, and includes seven other stations throughout the uptown […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, Local, News ·