New waste bins are being delivered across campus as the university moves to a centralized waste collection system.
A solution was needed that would both avoid potential close encounters with the gardeners while at the same time protecting such an important contributor to our ecosystem.
This summer, Queen’s is once again participating in an electricity peak demand management program
Queen’s played a major role in helping Kingston place first in the 2014 Commuter Challenge for the third year in a row.
Queen’s and the City of Kingston are once again participating in the annual Commuter Challenge
The university’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions continued their downward trend, according to the latest greenhouse gas inventory prepared by the Sustainability Office.
Human Resources (HR) staff members pick up litter around the near campus neighbourhood
Four Queen’s students will join 175 of their university and college peers at a national conference to address climate change
Only one day into the sign up blitz and already more than 60 staff and faculty have registered for the Transpass Program
The Queen’s Sustainability Office is seeking an intern position for the summer of 2014.
Queen’s University and the City of Kingston are teaming up to make commuting to work by public transit more convenient
A campus-wide energy audit announced last month is moving forward as engineering teams from Honeywell, Queen’s energy services partner, begin to tour and conduct assessments of campus buildings
Queen’s is undertaking a campus-wide energy audit, the first part of a larger energy savings project.
The Sustainability Office and the Alma Mater Society (AMS) have partnered to bring organics composting to the student life areas of the John Deutsch University Centre and the Queen’s Centre.
Students from Queen’s University, in co-operation with students from Carleton University and Algonquin College (aka Team Ontario), finished sixth overall at the recent U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.
Sustainability Week, happening from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, provides an opportunity for the Queen’s community to celebrate its commitment to sustainability.
Recycle IT Games returns to Queen's.
With an eye to promoting the sustainability of remote communities, Queen’s professor Mark Green (Civil Engineering) has designed a six-year program that allows young researchers to address sustainability challenges in the Far North.
The hot humid days this week engages Queen's energy conservation.
Ontario’s university campuses are shrinking their environmental footprint by conserving energy, reducing waste and recycling, and students are driving the agenda, according to the fourth annual Going Greener report.
Engineers Without Borders is spearheading the campaign to obtain Fair Trade Campus designation.
Queen's University has signed up as a participating employer in this year's national Commuter Challenge.
Queen's students involved in Team Ontario received a significant contribution this week from accounting firm KPMG.
The 2013 RecycleMania results are in.
The Sustainability Office acted as a client for two projects, a Green Space Audit project and a Water Fountain and Bottle Filling Stations project.
An audit of the office organics program during the month of February reveals promising results.
More than 20 student groups and units have come together to promote sustainability on campus next week.
Electronic waste (e-waste) recycling at Queen’s gets an interesting twist next week on Tuesday March 5.
A new water filtration technology that could provide more renewable energy to power wastewater treatment systems, is receiving federal funding.
Queen’s has registered again to participate in Recyclemania, an international competition aimed at promoting waste reduction activities on university campuses.
Fifty years of Athabasca oil sands development has left a legacy of contaminants in lake ecosystems
A new technology developed at Queen’s University provides a greener and more efficient way to desalinate water.