Sustainability

Queen’s to announce Climate Action Plan

In today's Board of Trustees meeting, Queen’s University will publicly unveil its plan to become completely carbon neutral by the year 2040.

With milestone targets for 2020 and 2030, the...Continue...

Possible electric vehicle charging station on campus

When Queen’s alum Fraser Horn, Sci ’89, experienced difficulty charging his electric Tesla Model S in Kingston, he decided to propose a new initiative to add to campus.

For the past two...Continue...

Queen’s signs a $10.7 million energy performance contract with Honeywell

On Dec. 16, Queen’s announced a new energy performance contract with Honeywell that promises more than 170 energy conservation measures to be implemented in 66 campus buildings.Continue...

Sustainability Week at Queen's

Sustainability Week returns to Queen’s next week, as students hope to address different elements of environmental sustainability, including local food, transportation, climate change, energy and...Continue...

Going Green in Iceland

I spent my first year at the Castle. I’ve been to four Olympic Games and I’ve traveled to 26 different countries. But of all these amazing experiences, my trip to Iceland with The GREEN Program was the best one yet.Continue...

Students urged to recycle coffee cups

A new campaign run by commerce students is urging Queen’s to “Do A Goode Thing” and recycle coffee cups.Continue...

KingstonFest focuses on sustainability

It was a cold and rainy Saturday morning, but that didn’t deter the crowds from attending the first KingstonFest on Oct. 4.

Run by Sustainable Kingston, the event focused on...Continue...

Third annual Sustainability Week looks to make sustainability personal

The third annual Sustainability Week kicked off on campus on Monday and will play host to 14 events by the week’s end.Continue...

Campus waste stations to launch

After years of a scattered disposal system, 15 new strategically-placed waste stations will make their debut on campus - some of which will include the school’s first organic waste bins.Continue...

Sustainability Week seeks more students

Despite a strong message, organizers of this year’s Sustainability Week said they would have liked to see a stronger turn out.Continue...

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