Sustainability

Dumpster graffiti raises awareness about climate change

Student artists have found one way to raise awareness about climate change on campus, and it’s trash.Continue...

WWF launches new student engagement program on campus

This fall semester, the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) has launched a new student engagement program to draw attention to the declining population of animal species in Canada.Continue...

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New ECO Beverage Card to provide free rewards on campus

In an Oct. 12 press release, the University announced the introduction of the new ECO Beverage Card to kick off Waste Reduction Week at...Continue...

Tea Room under renovations to promote sustainability

The Tea Room is currently undergoing renovations to increase environmental sustainability.

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Environmental group launches initiative for plastic-free campus

Last Monday, the Society for Conservation Biology Kingston Chapter [SCB] launched a petition asking Queen’s to transition into a plastic-free campus.Continue...

Campus sustainability club organizes protest against Kinder Morgan pipeline

As protests continue in British Columbia (BC) against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, students and members of the Kingston community rallied at Springer Market square on Mar. 10 to voice their opposition to the contentious project.Continue...

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Lockridge apologizes to club member in email announcing allocation of Sustainability Action Fund

On Monday, the AMS Sustainability Action Fund was allocated after being held back for eight months. Collected through a $3.00 student fee, the $22,000 fund was delayed through the summer and fall granting periods. As a result, club members had to fundraise their projects by themselves.Continue...

AMS Sustainability Action Fund held back $22,000 for months despite multiple requests

According to several members of different clubs on campus and in Kingston as well, the AMS Sustainability Action Fund has been held back for months. Despite repeated requests and inquiries related to its distribution, none of the $22,000 fund has been allocated to clubs.Continue...

Society for Conservation Biology to hold sustainability seminar with United Nations

The Society for Conservation Biology Kingston Chapter will join forces with the United Nations Foundation for Environmental Stewardship (FES) on Nov. 16 to provide students with valuable skills in sustainability leadership.Continue...

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