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Sustainability

Volunteers collected bags of trash during last year's clean-up along the Detroit River.Volunteers collected bags of trash during last year's clean-up along the Detroit River.

Clean-up to green riverfront park

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup will see volunteers removing trash from Windsor’s riverfront on Friday, October 26.

The Human Kinetics building and St. Denis Centre complex will be retrofitted thanks to a $4.5 million grant from the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.The Human Kinetics building and St. Denis Centre complex will be retrofitted thanks to a $4.5 million grant from the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

UWindsor looks to curb greenhouse gas emissions through $4.5 million retrofit

Students and faculty will be able to breathe easier thanks to a multi-million-dollar grant from the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD).

The University of Windsor’s board of governors has voted to proceed with the Greenhouse Gas Campus Retrofit Project to be supported by the single-year project grant of $4.5 million.

SwitchFilmmakers visited nine countries to make Switch, a documentary on the changing way we use energy, set for a free public screening Wednesday.

Film documents shift in energy usage

Filmmakers visited nine countries to make Switch, a documentary on the changing way we use energy, set for a free public screening Wednesday.

Going Green ReportUWindsor environmental advocate Paul Henshaw and Josh Psavka celebrate the installation of a Fixit station in front of Essex Hall.

UWindsor among Ontario Universities committed to going greener

From bans on the sale of bottled water to organic campus farms and bike repair stations, Ontario universities are proving their strong commitment to shrinking their environmental footprint, concludes the Council of Ontario Universities’ (COU) annual Going Greener report.

The report, now in its sixth year, illustrates how universities in Ontario are becoming more sustainable in their operations and policies surrounding food sustainability, conservation efforts, and the creation of partnerships that are building a greener community.