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Brock improves waste diversion by five per cent

Brock improves waste diversion by five per cent

Brock has increased its University-wide waste diversion rate by five per cent. According to its annual waste audit for 2013, Brock generated 1.94-million kilograms of solid non-hazardous waste. Of this total, the University diverted 65.3 per cent of this waste - or more than 1.26-million kilograms - from ending up in landfills.

Initiative aims to curb wasteful coffee cup clutter

Initiative aims to curb wasteful coffee cup clutter

When it comes to Brock’s undeniable love affair with coffee, the numbers don’t lie. According to this year’s annual waste audit, in 2013 the University generated an astounding 32 tonnes of waste in coffee cups alone.

Brock to unveil new sustainability initiatives in conjunction with Earth Hour

Brock to unveil new sustainability initiatives in conjunction with Earth Hour

Earth Hour is this Saturday, March 29, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. As in past years, parts of Brock will go dark on Saturday in support of the annual worldwide event. And as part of this week’s lead up to Earth Hour, the University will also be unveiling a couple of new sustainability initiatives on campus.

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