The Green Review

Green Champion: Heidi Harding

UNB Sustainability

Posted: July 3, 2024 1:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Green Champions



University communities are essential in the effort to build sustainable futures. As UNB works towards its climate change action plans and sustainability goals, UNB Sustainability is excited to highlight students, faculty and staff who are making a difference on campus as “Green Champions”. Know someone who should be a Green Champion? Let us know at sustain@unb.ca. Our newest Green...

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Eco-friendly alternatives to traditional laundry detergent

Brianna Orr

Posted: June 18, 2024 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Opinion



Laundry, that age-old chore we all know too well, has a significant impact on the environment. Have you ever stopped to think about it? Traditional washers and dryers consume quite a bit of water and energy, putting a strain on conservation efforts and increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Although modern machines exist that prioritize water and energy conservation, most of us don’t...

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Sustainability Research Champion: Dr. Heather Major

UNB Sustainability

Posted: June 4, 2024 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Sustainability Research Champions



Universities play a crucial role in achieving a sustainable future, especially through their research. Considering this, we are excited to highlight individuals and groups at UNB that have dedicated their time to pursuing sustainability-related research. Know someone who should be a Sustainability Research Champion? Let us know at sustain@unb.ca. Our newest Sustainability Research Champion is...

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Summer sustainability bucket list

Zoe Monroe

Posted: May 22, 2024 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Opinion



Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors and soak up the sun. However, the warmer months can also take a toll on the environment. Nevertheless, the warm weather opens the opportunity to make small and/or big sustainable changes that can have a positive impact on the environment. These small actions can be done anywhere, whether at home or in your community. Individual actions Use...

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Green Champion: Emma Harper

UNB Sustainability

Posted: May 6, 2024 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Green Champions



University communities are essential in the effort to build sustainable futures. As UNB works towards its climate change action plans and sustainability goals, UNB Sustainability is excited to highlight students, faculty and staff who are making a difference on campus as “Green Champions”. Know someone who should be a Green Champion? Let us know at sustain@unb.ca. Our newest Green...

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Sustainability Research Champion: Dr. Chris Rouse

UNB Sustainability

Posted: April 11, 2024 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Sustainability Research Champions



Universities play a crucial role in achieving a sustainable future, especially through their research. Considering this, we are excited to highlight individuals and groups at UNB that have dedicated their time to pursuing sustainability-related research. Our newest Sustainability Research Champion is Dr. Chris Rouse, an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Resonant...

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Green Champion: Hillary Nguyen

UNB Sustainability

Posted: March 14, 2024 4:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Green Champions



University communities are essential in the effort to build sustainable futures. As UNB works towards its climate action and sustainability goals, UNB Sustainability is excited to highlight students, faculty and staff who are making a difference on campus as “Green Champions”. Know someone who should be a Green Champion? Let us know at sustain@unb.ca. Our newest Green Champion is...

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Sustainable Pregnancy Test Initiative by the UNB Reproductive Justice Society

Kate Larlee

Posted: February 28, 2024 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News


In an effort to promote sustainability and reproductive health, the Reproductive Justice Society at UNB Fredericton has announced our Sustainable Pregnancy Test Initiative. Thanks to funding from the Student Sustainability Fund, we are partnering with OVRY, a Canadian, woman-owned company committed to environmental responsibility, to provide sustainable and reliable pregnancy tests to the UNB...

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Sustainability Research Champion: Dr. Shivam Saxena

UNB Sustainability

Posted: February 7, 2024 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Sustainability Research Champions



Universities play a crucial role in achieving a sustainable future, especially through their research. In light of this, we are excited to highlight individuals and groups at UNB that have dedicated their time to pursuing sustainability-related research. Know someone who should be a Sustainability Research Champion? Let us know at sustain@unb.ca. Our newest Sustainability Research Champion...

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Green Champion: Leen Abu Al Sha'r

UNB Sustainability

Posted: January 8, 2024 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Green Champions


Hello, I'm Leen Abu Al Sha’r, currently in my second year of BBA studies here at UNB. My passion for sustainable practices began in my very first geography class, where we watched David Attenborough documentaries on deforestation and climate change. This initial spark of curiosity grew as I witnessed the undeniable impacts of global warming and learned that I grew up in the country with...

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