Tag Archives | sustainability

Join the Sustainable UFV Ecochallenge — now through Oct 29

  The Drawdown Ecochallenge is a customizable and solutions-oriented engagement program focused on bettering our impact on the earth and ourselves. UFV is creating a team this year to challenge students & employees to create sustainable daily habits. Participants choose actions, track and share their progress through the online platform, and earn points for taking […]

UFV Sweater Week

Pull out your woollies for UFV Sweater Week 2019

  Feeling that February chill? Well, it’s time to layer up, UFV. To help raise awareness about climate change everyone is invited to wear sweaters on campus next week, Feb. 11–15, for UFV’s third annual Sweater Week. In most spaces throughout the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses temperatures will be reduced two degrees to lower carbon […]

UFV greenSPEAK lecture series focuses on environmental issues

When looking at the UFV website, passing by its signage or simply picking up a brochure around campus, the university is overwhelmingly associated with the colour green. This verdant colour is inviting and creates a certain level of expectation around environmental issues such as recycling, composting, and conserving energy. UFV biology instructor Pat Harrison wants […]