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Green Chemistry conference gives students taste of applied research

  Posted on: July 18, 2016

Chemistry graduate Matt Miller was part of a team that came up with the winning solution to the problem of water waste in the textile dyeing industry during the Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference held in Portland, Oregon last month. The solution was considered groundbreaking by an industry expert.

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TRU Sustainability Ambassadors – Help Wanted!

  Posted on: June 24, 2016

The TRU Environment and Sustainability Office has just completed a successful pilot of its Sustainability Ambassadors Program with three campus offices/departments: Institutional Planning and Analysis, Human Resources, and Adventure Studies (see testimonials below), and now we’re ready to expand it around campus. We’re looking for twelve new offices/departments to get involved by having one ‘sustainability…

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TRU 2nd Annual Casual Shirt Days… With Free Ice Cream!

  Posted on: June 16, 2016

Last year’s inaugural TRU Casual Shirt Day was a success. Electricity savings from turning down the air conditioning two degrees Celcius in all major campus buildings resulted in saving 4250 kilowatt hours (kWhr) and roughly $320 over a 24 hour period; representing a 14% drop!

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TRU Chemistry Biochemistry Club Advancing Green Chemistry & Sustainable Science

  Posted on: June 15, 2016

This year, the TRU Chemistry Biochemistry Club has made it a strategic priority to advance green chemistry and sustainable science at TRU and they are doing just that with three initiatives targeted to meet this goal. They are headed to the Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference in Portland, Oregon in sustainable style thanks in part to the hybrid…

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Sustainability 3.0

  Posted on: May 20, 2016

Jim Gudjonson covers the Comprehensive Strategic Sustainability Plan and STARS.

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Faster, Stronger…Longer! TRU Extends Bike To Work Week for Full Month

  Posted on: May 19, 2016

Kamloops Bike To Work Week has been a popular event at TRU for many years and because of this, and due to the fact that bicycle commuting is such an excellent form of low-emission transportation, the TRU Sustainability Office is extending the event for TRU community members for an extra three weeks. Kamloops Bike To…

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