Sustainable UFV November News!

Brought to you by Taylor and Kaitlin, Student Sustainability Coordinators! ———- SustainableUFV Meet-n-Greet WHEN: November 20th TIME: 12PM-2PM WHERE: Abbotsford Campus: B121 It’s time for a SustainableUFV meeting! Drop by and say hi to your SustainableUFV team and meet the new Student Sustainability Coordinators face-to-face. There will be pizza! Feel free to drop in whenever … Read more

SustainbleUFV News! Summer 2019

Bag-be-Gone! Your interest and participation in on-campus sustainability projects and programs provided a launching point for this game-changing initiative. Plastic bag distribution is gone because you care! Bag-be-Gone says, we can be successful without needlessly impacting our learning, working, and living environments. At the Bookstore you’ll find that recyclable paper bags have replaced disposable plastics, … Read more

Student Sustainability Coordinator – apply by Aug 13, 2019

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 10 hours per week PURPOSE The Student Sustainability Coordinator (SSC) facilitates and supports the sustainability initiatives in Facilities Management (FM) at UFV … Read more

Student Sustainability Coordinator Needed!

SustainableUFV is looking for a UFV Student to fill the position of Student Sustainability Coordinator. Are you studying for a career in sustainability? Are you passionate about environmental stewardship? The Student Sustainability Coordinator position is an influential role that develops skills, knowledge, and allows you to develop legacy projects and implement them right here at … Read more

SustainableUFV News! Summer Kick-Off, Events, Infrastructure, Mandates & Upcoming Hiring

Hydrogen Rail Project & Presentation Try and count the number of reasons why this project would impact sustainability in the Fraser Valley. You’ll lose count quickly! UBC’s Urban Design Professor Patrick Condon visited UFV recently and presented on the hydrogen-powered interurban rail. The proposed train line would be EMISSIONS-FREE and run from Surrey to Chilliwack. … 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

greenSPEAK Series: An overview on how to maintain a healthy climate and healthy soils in the Fraser Valley with Dieter Geesing

The Faculty of Science and and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present “An overview on how to maintain a healthy climate and healthy soils in the Fraser Valley ” with UFV Agriculture Instructor, Dieter Geesing. WHEN: Wednesday, MAR 27/19 TIME: 12:00 Noon WHERE: Student Union Building Biography Dieter Geesing is the soil science … Read more

Sweater Week February 11-15

Welcome to Warm Woolies Week! It’s a cold one out there. On a positive note, we will have already pulled out our sweaters and be ready for next Monday when UFV turns down the heat in an effort to raise awareness about ways to address climate change … Welcome to Sweater Week! WHEN: February 11 … Read more