The Green Review

Energy-saving tips

UNB Sustainability

Posted: January 23, 2023 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Programs and Updates

Below you will find several energy-saving tips explicitly designed for residences. Each of them is simple, and the savings would be enormous if all students living on campus were to do them. Are you up for the Challenge? Turn off the lights.One of the easiest things to do is ensure all lights – your room, the washrooms and common rooms - are turned off when they are not in use. Any light...

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Habitat for Humanity Restore Partnership

Autumn Downey

Posted: January 4, 2023 11:52:00 AM AST

Category: Programs and Updates, Questions

About the partnershipUNB has partnered with the local non-profit charitable organization, Habitat for Humanity Restore. Not only does this partnership divert good-quality items that would otherwise end up in a landfill, but it also aims to provide a decent and safe living environment for all residents.How does it help your community?Habitat for Humanity ReStores are home and building supply...

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17 Rooms

Jacqueline Nsubuga

Posted: January 3, 2023 8:30:00 AM AST

Category: Questions, News

What are the 17 Rooms? 17 Rooms is an initiative founded by The Rockefeller Foundation and The Brookings Institution to help organizations advance the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The 17 Rooms process utilizes brainstorming and collaboration to create practical solutions for the SDGs. The first global flagship took place in 2018, where global leaders convened to...

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Personal Sustainability Tips

UNB Sustainability

Posted: January 1, 2023 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Questions, Opinion

Any behaviour change is challenging and rarely follows a clear linear path. Typically, people get lost, question their methods or choices, and lack the energy to invest in healthy, sustainable behaviours. Indeed, some days are more complex, but the key is accepting that people make mistakes and still persevere. 1. Buy local Locally produced items have a less environmental impact than products...

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