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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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Keep TRU Clean Campaign Survey

  Posted on: May 16, 2016

We are in the early stages of compiling data on people’s thoughts about the creation of an anti-littering campaign here at TRU and want your input!

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Films For Change: Clean Energy and the Case for Hope

  Posted on: May 4, 2016

We are excited to sponsor, in partnership with the Kamloops Chapter of the BC Sustainable Energy Association, ‘Films For Change‘ –a community inspired film series presented at our TRU Clocktower Alumni Theatre on the last Wednesday of every month.

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solar panels atop Campus Activity Centre

Investment strategy to include sustainability

  Posted on: April 11, 2016

TRU will begin including environmental, social and governance factors in its investment decisions through membership in the United Nations-supported initiative called Principles for Responsible Investment.

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Films For Change: Looking for New Films!

  Posted on: April 6, 2016

Films For Change is a community inspired film series showing films of positive and inspiring content related to sustainability, with the intention of bringing together our Kamloops community to connect and raise awareness while sharing the desire to make a difference!

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TRU Sustainability Grant Fund Supports Four New Faculty and Student Projects

  Posted on: March 18, 2016

The Sustainability Grant Fund was created with the goal to advance sustainability at Thompson Rivers University. Grants are awarded to improve the university’s operational environmental performance, foster sustainability literacy and campus community engagement, advance applied research, and demonstrate the viability of sustainability technologies.

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New sustainability projects get the go-ahead

  Posted on: March 11, 2016

Four new projects have been given the green light in the latest round of funding through TRU’s Sustainability Grant Fund (SGF). Three projects revolve around lighting and reducing electricity use. The other builds on TRU’s commitment to foster Aboriginal understanding and culture on campus.

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