Get Involved

With a group or on your own, there are several ways to can make a contribution to sustainability at TRU and in the community.

Apply for a grant

Only the Sustainability Research Grants for faculty and students are available this year due to budget cuts caused by COVID-19. Application deadline is March 31, 2021. Stay tuned for when the regular Sustainability Grant Fund will be offered again.

Achievement awards

Recognition for students, staff and faculty who make contributions toward advancing sustainability.

BC Cool Campus Challenge

Take the pledge and help TRU become the coolest campus of them all.


Our ever-growing roster of programs includes a sustainability educators program, a volunteer program, a film series, student and staff/faculty ambassador programs, and a walking tour.

Fill It Forward

Make a positive impact with reusable containers, for the environment and for water charities.

Clubs and committees

Learn about taking part in student clubs, TRU committees and community organizations.

Resusable Cutlery Program

TRU is eliminating the us of plastic cutlery in fall 2021.

Volunteer opportunities

The TRU Sustainability Office is always keen to work with volunteers on many of its initiatives.

Whether it's special events, research projects or various initiatives, all you have to do is send an email to let us know you want to get on the volunteer email list. Approximately once a month you'll get an email asking for volunteer help. Thanks for thinking about volunteering.

Get on the volunteer email list
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