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Inspiring action on sustainability, at home and abroad

Inspiring action on sustainability, at home and abroad

Reimagining playgrounds. Protecting campus from flooding. Probing the “manufacturing clean-up” of London companies. Helping hospitals pinpoint staff knowledge gaps.  Western’s Thinking Globally, Acting Locally (TGAL) program has boosted sustainabil …

Green Award nominations open

Green Award nominations open

Nominations are now being sought for the Western Green Awards to recognize contributions to sustainability on campus.

New building begins new era for Schulich

New building begins new era for Schulich

She knew the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine was a big project. But as the building opened its doors yesterday, Brenda Stonehouse found big satisfaction in it as well.

Celebrating Clean Air Commute week

Celebrating Clean Air Commute week

Many do not think of the impacts associated with our daily commutes. But Western sustainability leaders are joining Ontario-wide calls to take a week to think about their commute.

Investing institutional energy into energy conservation

Investing institutional energy into energy conservation

Last summer, Western set the bar high for dealing with high temperatures and even higher energy bills. Now, Facilities Management is looking to build on that success with a continued energy conservation push this summer.

Sustainability efforts earn nod from The Princeton Review

Sustainability efforts earn nod from The Princeton Review

Less than three months after releasing its universitywide sustainability strategy, Creating a Sustainable Western, Western joined The University of British Columbia as the only two Canadian universities profiled in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition.

Green Award nominations open

Green Award nominations open

Nominations are now being sought for the Western Green Awards to recognize contributions to sustainability on campus.

New building begins new era for Schulich

New building begins new era for Schulich

She knew the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine was a big project. But as the building opened its doors yesterday, Brenda Stonehouse found big satisfaction in it as well.

Celebrating Clean Air Commute week

Celebrating Clean Air Commute week

Many do not think of the impacts associated with our daily commutes. But Western sustainability leaders are joining Ontario-wide calls to take a week to think about their commute.

Investing institutional energy into energy conservation

Investing institutional energy into energy conservation

Last summer, Western set the bar high for dealing with high temperatures and even higher energy bills. Now, Facilities Management is looking to build on that success with a continued energy conservation push this summer.

Sustainability efforts earn nod from The Princeton Review

Sustainability efforts earn nod from The Princeton Review

Less than three months after releasing its universitywide sustainability strategy, Creating a Sustainable Western, Western joined The University of British Columbia as the only two Canadian universities profiled in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition.