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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.

New light fixtures net Brock an Energy Excellence award

New light fixtures net Brock an Energy Excellence award

Brock red? How about Brock green? It’s not a stretch thanks to the University’s greening efforts, which recently netted a Horizon Utilities Energy Excellence Award for demonstrating a commitment to reducing demand for electricity and becoming more energy efficient.

Parts of Brock to go dark this Saturday for Earth Hour

Parts of Brock to go dark this Saturday for Earth Hour

Parts of Brock University will go dark tomorrow (Saturday, March 23) from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. in support of Earth Hour.

Brock sustainability research group hosts annual seminar Jan. 30

Brock sustainability research group hosts annual seminar Jan. 30

Brock’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre is hosting its third annual seminar series tomorrow Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Rodman Hall in St. Catharines.

Audit will size up Brock’s carbon footprint

Audit will size up Brock’s carbon footprint

Brock University’s latest green measures include a carbon audit of its greenhouse gas emissions and a new electric vehicle.

Brock takes steps to determine carbon footprint

Brock takes steps to determine carbon footprint

St. Catharines Standard, Nov. 30
The Standard “Green Team” interviews Richard Mitchell, co-chair of Brock’s sustainability co-ordinating committee, about the University’s carbon audit. The four-month study comes after two years of research by Mitchell, who is also a Child and Youth Studies professor, and the student-led Ontario Public Interest Research Group.

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