Sustainability Office

Sustainable Queen's
Sustainable Queen's

Sustainable Living Series

Sustainable Queen's is pleased to offer the Sustainable Living Series, highlighting different aspects of sustainability through various webinar sessions and resources.

This series has been developed to educate the Queen's community on a range of sustainability topics, and provides information on how to get involved and connect with different partners at Queen's and beyond.

Below are outlines of the different sessions, past and upcoming, along with resources from each session. To get involved or suggest a topic, please reach out to sustain@queensu.ca.

Upcoming sessions 

Resilience- Better than Before
As a Climate Champion, you may sometimes feel weary and exhausted by the challenges before us. Personal resilience can help you to bounce back from worry and anxiety, and become even stronger in order to take the actions needed to protect our planet. Learn practical mindset shifts and behaviours that can enhance your ability to be resilient, so you can move forward in the ways that you want. This webinar will consist of content and a special Q&A session about resilience with Lisa Sansom, Organizational Development Consultant.
Thursday, January 28th, 2020, 3- 4pm virtual webinar held via Zoom, sign up through the Eventbrite link.
Bicycle Safety and Repair
Check back soon for more details!

Past sessions

Sustainable Holidays
December 3rd, 2020 (3:00- 4:00 pm)
In partnership with Sustainable Kingston please enjoy this session on how to have a sustainable holiday season!
To view the webinar recording please click here. Please also see the provided summary sheet
Questions? Feel free to reach out to Tess Whittman from Sustainable Kingston.
Home Energy Tips
November 12th, 2020 (3:00- 4:00 pm)
This session covers the fundamentals of home energy use including ways to shrink your utility bills and carbon footprint.
View the presentation here: Home Energy Efficiency
Sustainable Gardening
Soil: The Foundation of sustainable gardening (September 17th, 2020)
Rainscaping: Slow, sink, spread water for sustainable landscapes (September 24th, 2020) 
Wildscaping: A new approach to gardening in a changing climate (October 1st, 2020)
Sustainable Living Through Food
The Sustainable Living Through Food Series was put on by Davide Del Brocco, Queen's former Sustainability Chef. The series consisted of 3 parts: Pre- Cooking Preparation, Now We're Cooking, and Post- Cooking Considerations. Check out the recorded webinars below!