Sustainable UFV News! What we’ve been up to – October 2019

The Waste Audit WHEN: Wednesday, October 16th WHERE: Abbotsford Campus: on the green TIME: 9 am to 1 pm, depending on how many volunteers we have (you can pop by whenever!) The date is set. This year’s audit is on Wednesday, October 16th. Look for our posters around campus and on social media (Instagram … Read more

SustainableUFV Spring Newsletter

Spring has officially sprung! These past few days have greeted us with clear blue skies and beautiful rays of sun light. Now that the temperature is steadily increasing, we are all probably more inclined to spend time adventuring and enjoying our beautiful planet. Taking this into consideration, I decided that this is the perfect opportunity … Read more

SustainableUFV News April 2019

A recap of March and a look into what the rest of April has in store! Proper Disposal 101 March 25-29, 2019 Recently, we conducted an informative campaign called “Proper Disposal 101”. The purpose of this campaign was to clarify how to properly dispose of common items on campus. Through many responses, we found that … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: The Hydrogen Train from Surrey to Chilliwack with John Vissers APR 4 @ 10AM, A362

The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present “The Hydrogen Train from Surrey to Chilliwack” The future for public transit in the Fraser Valley?  with John Vissers. WHEN: Thursday, APRIL 4, 2019 TIME: 12:00 Noon 10:00 am *New Time! WHERE: Room A362, Abbotsford Campus BRING YOUR LUNCH and enjoy the … Read more

Waste Audit Results are in!

On October 16, 2018 SustainableUFV conducted the fourth annual waste audit. The purpose of this audit is to quantify and analyze waste on campus. This not only allows us to determine whether we are improving as an institution, but also gives us the opportunity to identify areas where we could be doing better so that … Read more

SustainableUFV welcomes Sharisse Birk the new Student Sustainability Coordinator

Please welcome Sharisse Birk who will be taking over the role as Student Sustainability Coordinator from Travis Gingerich who will be graduating this year. Sharisse is a 3rd year Business student, with a penchant for communications and social media. Her most recent foray into sustainability has been to live a zero-waste lifestyle. She’s been working … Read more

Student Sustainability Coordinator Internship – Application Deadline MAR 16/18

Internship Position Title: Student Sustainability Coordinator Department: Facilities Position Term: Semester specific, renewable to a maximum of two years Title of Immediate Supervisor: Energy Manager Hours of Work: Flexible, to a maximum of 12 hours per week Starting Wage: $15/hour + 11% in lieu of vacation and benefits PURPOSE The Student Sustainability Coordinator (SSC) facilitates … Read more

Sustainable UFV – 2017 In Review | 2018 On the Horizon

[box]2017 In Review[/box] 2017 was a remarkably productive year for us. We were able to launch several new initiatives, and spur progress in continuing programs as well: Earth Day EarthPLAY: a fun outdoor event to get people re-connected to their natural environment Bike to Work Week: getting people on two wheels to reduce greenhouse gases … Read more

Sustainable UFV Winter 2018 Meeting JAN 17TH @ 1:00 pm

Sustainable UFV will holding its Winter 2018 meeting on: Date: Wednesday, January 17th Where: A203B, Abbotsford Campus Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM Come by to help guide UFV in becoming more sustainable. Some topics that will be discussed include: The Organics Oracle: how to increase the usage of our organics bins Sustainable Transportation: designing campaigns … Read more

Sustainable UFV is hiring a new Sustainability Coordinator Assistant

Sustainable UFV will be looking for a new Sustainability Coordinator Assistant (SCA) to take over from Travis Gingerich who will be graduating in April. This flexible 12 hr/week student position is an excellent way to get involved in the field of sustainability on an organizational level, which helps to spur long-term and lasting change. In … Read more