Answer: All of them! All of these items can go in the mixed recyclables bins on campus. Nearly 90 per cent of the daily waste we produce at the university can be recycled or composted. In 2015 we diverted 40 per cent of our waste from the landfill; Click here to learn more.
As millions of people flock to urban centres around the world, there is an urgent need to create better cities — and researchers at UCalgary are working to build smarter, safer and more sustainable urban environments. Read article
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University of Calgary's Global Research Initiative in Sustainable Low Carbon Unconventional Resources receives $75 million in federal funding from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund. A team of 270 researchers is ready to tackle the challenge of reducing the impact of energy extraction on the environment. Read more
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