Sustainability
Sustainability champions honoured

Sustainability champions honoured

A Hospitality staffer committed to waste diversion and a student who designed an app to improve use of electric-vehicle charging stations are among winners of this year’s Western sustainability awards.

Exhibition ‘zeros’ in on Fuller’s view of world

Exhibition ‘zeros’ in on Fuller’s view of world

More than 50 years after futurist and architect Buckminster Fuller visited London, Visual Arts students have staged an exhibition that examines the man whose name is synonymous with the interlocking triangles of a geodesic dome.

Energy-efficient solutions pay off for Western

Energy-efficient solutions pay off for Western

A decade of energy-efficiency projects is placing less strain on natural gas supplies and reducing greenhouse gases across campus – all while putting money back into Western’s budget, university officials recently announced.

Bee program earns international competition gold

Bee program earns international competition gold

Hospitality Services received a Gold Award in the Procurement Practices category for its on-campus honeybee program, the National Association of College & University Food Services announced recently during its annual Sustainability Awards.

Sass brings sustainable message to community

Sass brings sustainable message to community

First, take little steps. That’s how Geography professor Gabor Sass suggests Londoners can start to reduce their carbon footprint, before they stride towards more significant changes.

Green Awards laud sustainability efforts

Green Awards laud sustainability efforts

Western recently celebrated sustainable thought and action across campus with its two major awards – the Western Green Awards and Western Green Awards.