Queen’s Hospitality Services has added new multi-sort recycling, composting and waste containers to the Mackintosh-Corry Hall dining area and the Lazy Scholar cafe in Victoria Hall as part of its ongoing waste diversion strategy.
A unique fourth-year environmental studies course brings students in direct contact with their local community as they partner with the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve (FABR)
Queen’s is promoting a deeper appreciation for water protection issues through a speaker series that launches this week.
Queen’s successfully diverted 45 per cent of its waste from landfills in the past year.
Queen’s has joined with an Ottawa-based company, VRTUCAR, to offer a new car-sharing program.
Makeover challenge promotes new bottle-filling stations
Survey asks for input on climate change priorities
Input received through this survey will help provide a better understanding of whether a bike share program would be viable within our community.
Queen’s is delivering on its promise to ban bottled water
A new research project is surveying the local community and exploring Kingston’s waste management practices in light of the city’s 60 to 70 per cent waste diversion target for 2012.
New research in understanding the way bacteria contribute to breaking down biomass could lead to creating more cost-effective biofuel.
Twenty-one offices have signed up for the program launched last February by the Sustainability office.
The ARC and Physical Plant Services (PPS) are partnering to reduce our energy consumption.
Two Queen’s researchers have contributed to a significant breakthrough in solar technology.
Queen’s researcher Warren Mabee (Geography, Policy Studies) has been a key member of BioFuelNet, a new Network of Centres of Excellence that joins academic and industrial partners to facilitate development of sustainable and cost-effective biofuels.
Members of the Queen’s community made a significant contribution to the City of Kingston’s winning effort during the recent Commuter Challenge.
Members of the Queen’s community are encouraged to leave their cars at home June 4-8.
Queen’s recovered 153 metric tonnes of organic and recyclable materials during the recent eight-week Recyclemania competition.
Total campus emissions for the fiscal year 2010 were 46,308 tonnes of CO2e.
Making Queen’s carbon neutral by 2050 received support from many participants at a recent community forum.
The university is on track to ban all bottled water sales across campus in September.
Over 60 participants attended the first Climate Action Plan community forum.
Queen's only university to crack top ten in Recyclemania video competition
The process for developing the university's climate action plan is well underway.
AMS Commission of the Environment & Sustainability opens new Bike Shop
A new initiative aims to promote the university’s participation in Recyclemania.
Queen’s community members who bring their lunches to campus will be able to dispose of organic waste in an environmentally-friendly way
Queen's University students join Team Ontario for Solar Decathlon
Delphi Launches three Emerging Leader Initiatives
University takes next step on Climate Action Plan
For the second year in a row, Queen’s will be participating in Recyclemania, an international competition aimed at promoting waste reduction activities at university campuses.