Getting Involved with the Sustainability Office

Ever wondered how you can get involved with the Sustainability Office? Now’s your chance to check out our programs and learn how you can be a part of them!

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How to be a Sustainable Student

To all new students, welcome to the University of Guelph!! For returning students, welcome back!! To get you starting off the new school year right, we’ve compiled a list of some great ways to be a sustainable student at UofG! The great thing is that it is super easy to be environmentally friendly at UofG because of all the amazing initiatives that we have going on. Be sure to let us know on social media which tips you try or let us know some tips that you use yourself that we might have missed!

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Sustainable O-Week Events

Welcome #NewGryphons! We hope you are as excited to be here as we are to have you here! O-week is a busy time with so many amazing events to attend, so to make your life easier we compiled a list of sustainable events happening this week. These events are low-impact, sustainability themed, run by a club focused on sustainability, or ALL the above!

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10 Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds

Coffee to Compost is an amazing initiative on campus that was introduced to the University in 2012 and implemented in 2013 by Carolyn Chan. It started small but in the last five years has expanded significantly, and it is always growing! To commemorate the anniversary of this program we give you:ย 10 Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds! Continue reading “10 Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds”

Small Scale Farming: The First Sprouts

There’s a bean! There’s a bean!” – My actual excitement when I saw the first bean sprouting. To this day I still get as excited as a five year old when it comes to plants, and I hope you do to!
giphy.gifFor this post, I’ll give you a brief look at my first sprouts and the problems I’ve encountered so far. Continue reading “Small Scale Farming: The First Sprouts”