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Talk will explore ideology and water politics in Southern Alberta

Talk will explore ideology and water politics in Southern Alberta

Brock’s Sustainability Science and Society graduate program will present a talk next week by political science professor Tim Heinmiller, “Ideology and Water Politics in Southern Alberta.” The public talk takes place Thursday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. in Plaza 408. All are welcome.

Brock launches UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability

Brock launches UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability

Brock University has been awarded a UNESCO Chair that will help to build capacity in sustainability science research and its practical transfer to society. The chair, which will operate under the theme “Community Sustainability: From Local to Global,” is one of more than 811 UNESCO Chairs worldwide and a network of 18 in Canada facilitated by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. The Brock chair is the only one in Canada located at an institution situated within a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Brock launches sustainability website

Brock launches sustainability website

Brock University has launched a sustainability site to inform students about green initiatives.

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.

49,807 and counting: Brock initiative helps reduce plastic water bottle waste

49,807 and counting: Brock initiative helps reduce plastic water bottle waste

Brock’s students’ union and administration have partnered on an initiative this fall that has, so far, kept nearly 50,000 plastic water bottles from ending up in landfill. Earlier this year, the Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) purchased eight new water bottle filling stations and Facilities Management purchased one of these units for the University.

Facilities management saves Brock $30K, wins awards

Facilities management saves Brock $30K, wins awards

There’s something cool happening at the Central Utilities Building.

Brock campus goes Fair Trade

Brock campus goes Fair Trade

This week is Fair Trade Campus Week and Brock University is celebrating by becoming Canada’s sixth Fair Trade Campus - second in Ontario after Guelph - to be designated by Fairtrade Canada. The campus designation was made possible by the hard work of the Brock Fair Trade Club student group, and the University’s and Brock University Students’ Union’s (BUSU) food services operators.

Brock first to reach leader status in Region’s sustainability strategy

Brock first to reach leader status in Region’s sustainability strategy

Brock University is a leader in the eyes of Niagara Region.

Need a charge? BrockU unveils its first electric vehicle charger

Need a charge? BrockU unveils its first electric vehicle charger

Next time you’re in the areas of St. Catharines or Thorold and the battery in your electric vehicle is running low roll into Brock University for a charge. The University recently installed its first electric vehicle charger (EVC) by the main entrance to the International Centre at its east campus in St. Catharines, Ont.

Brock community to recycle unplugged waste for Earth Day

Brock community to recycle unplugged waste for Earth Day

Brock University will mark Earth Day (April 22) this year by hosting a weeklong drive to collect unwanted digital clutter and electronic waste for recycling starting Monday.

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