Sustainability

Student Life Centre hosts panel discussion on solidarity in climate crisis activism

When four youth panellists joined together on Wednesday for a discussion about the climate crisis, they brought attention to how it intersects with lived experiences and social injustices.Continue...

QBACC initiative encourages students to have a more “Sustainable Semester”

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) is running an initiative encouraging students to adopt more sustainable practices.Continue...

Fast fashion is taking a toll on the environment. Our consumer habits can change that.

The fast fashion industry contributes to an endless void of textile wastage and excessive pollution that we don’t need more of. We must hold this industry’s companies accountable, adjusting our own consumer habits to do so.Continue...

Student Life Centre leads Sustainable Student Awareness campaign

The Student Life Centre (SLC) initiated a month-long virtual campaign on March 1, raising environmental awareness for the Queen’s community by addressing temporal and financial barriers facing students.Continue...

Project to bring more green spaces to campus

Students can expect to see more green spaces on campus next year.Continue...

Consumers cannot be blamed for unethical consumption

While leading a clean lifestyle has always been important, it’s now become a popular trend. Unfortunately, not everyone has the means to participate.

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Huskee Cups return to CoGro

Common Ground (CoGro) is relaunching the Cup Swap program with Huskee Cups, starting Oct. 19.

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Queen’s takes steps to protect migratory birds passing through campus

Despite everything that’s happened this year, it’s just another year for Canadian wildlife.Continue...

Despite fearmongering, GMOs are the key to a healthy and sustainable future

A lot of plant-based foods at the grocery store are labeled ‘non-GMO’—as if genetically modified crops should be avoided. In reality, we ought to embrace the technology.Continue...

Reducing the campus carbon footprint: new app will help students make sustainable food choices

In the Queen’s University Climate Action Plan, Queen’s committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2040. The app NetZero hopes to help the University and its students achieve this goal.Continue...

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