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Jim Gudjonson, director of environment and sustainability.

Sustaining success

   Wednesday, September 4 2019

TRU is one of five universities in the world to reach platinum status with the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS)

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Mug and bottle with Fill It Forward stickers

Be the change: one reusable cup and bottle at a time

   Friday, August 23 2019

You up for the challenge? Join the campaign to reduce the number of disposable cups and bottles used on campus in September by 20,000.

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Dean, School of Business Michael Henry

Driving sustainability: School of Business and Economics speeds forward

   Wednesday, August 21 2019

How has the School of Business and Economics infused sustainability into its curriculum? Find out from the dean.

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NPH drawings

Viewing sustainability from all angles

   Friday, May 31 2019

Our new buildings are energy efficient and sustainable while giving us the ability to address classroom needs today and years from now.

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James Gordon

Turning food scraps to black gold

   Wednesday, April 17 2019

In honour of Earth Day, here’s a look at our campus compost system and tips on how you can start one at home.

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Suzuki brings Beyond Climate film to TRU

   Friday, February 15 2019

David Suzuki brings his latest environmental film, Beyond Climate, to TRU's Grand Hall on Friday, March 8.

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Films for Change: Seed

   Tuesday, February 5 2019

Join us in partnership with Kamloops Food Policy Council for our February Films for change event featuring the film, "Seed."

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Local homeowner sponsors academic contest for new green home

   Thursday, January 24 2019

Clay Ganton was so impressed by his last house designed by a former TRU student, he is back again looking for another sustainable home.

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Films for Change: A New Economy

   Friday, January 11 2019

What if working together for the good of all was the most common business model?

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Fashionably creating a greener planet

   Monday, December 3 2018

The TRUSU Eco Club hosted the second-annual Clothing Swap to offer a sustainable way for students to refresh their wardrobe.

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