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

The Waste Audit 2.0.1.9 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

UFV Sustainability Case Competition 2019 – Win $1000

Win big. Get experience. Save the world! Solve a real-world sustainability challenge and present your solutions to a panel of influential business leaders in the community – WIN $1000! Date and location March 15, 2019, 8 am – 6 pm UFV Abbotsford Campus Registration deadline: March 8, 2019 Eligibility The competition is open to all … Read more

Wrapping up 2018

All good things come to an end. 2018 was quite a productive year for SustainableUFV, and we are looking forward to an even better year in 2019! Fall Semester Recap During the fall semester we held the annual Waste Audit and published the results in a report, here. Furthermore, the Faculty of Science announced a … 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

Looking ahead: Sustainable plans for the months beyond!

Sustainable UFV has a few exciting plans up their sleeve for the months ahead. More will surely come with a new Student Sustainability Coordinator at the helm as well! EnergyWise Network: We’re back with BC Hydro for another year of EnergyWise. Through this program, we receive coaching and financial support to achieve greater energy efficiencies. … 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

Garbage on the Green 2017

On October 18th a group of volunteers from Sustainable UFV braved the monsoon rains and cruised through UFV’s 3rd Annual Waste Audit measuring the impact of the new waste management system. Find out the results once they are tallied and compare them to our previous years.         Want to get involved with … Read more

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