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Sustainability, Page 12

Researchers Do More than Raise a Flag about Invasive Species

  Posted on: June 17, 2014

Vaseux Lake, located between Okanagan Falls and Oliver on the Okanagan Highway, is home to a variety of wildlife and is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Like many BC lakes, however, Vaseux is in jeopardy due to a pretty, seemingly innocuous foe, the yellow flag iris.

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Town Hall: Campus Sustainability Action Plan

  Posted on: June 4, 2014

What directions do you think TRU should be headed regarding environmental sustainability?

On June 19, have your say during a town hall to collect input for the upcoming Campus Sustainability Action Plan.

There will be other ways to contribute, including an on-line survey, through social media, and email.

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Trash Bash Cleans Up

  Posted on: May 16, 2014

More than 100 students, staff, and faculty helped clean up the campus during Trash Bash 2014 on May 15. It may have been the best attended Trash Bash yet.

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Trash Bash Aiming For 100 Participants

  Posted on: April 30, 2014

The 17th Annual Trash Bash is an opportunity to get some fresh air while helping to spiffy-up the campus. Organizers are looking to have 100 participants.

Have you signed up?

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Zero Waste Stations Installed

  Posted on: April 16, 2014

Zero waste stations designed to reduce the amount of material going into the regular trash that could otherwise be recycled.

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Free Compost And Seeds To First 100

  Posted on: February 28, 2014

The first batch of compost is ready to be given away on March 5 to the first 100 people be they students, staff, or faculty. As a bonus, donated vegetable and flower seeds are part of the give-away as well as free hugs supplied by the Wellness Centre.

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