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Learn about what UCalgary is doing to lead by example and how you can get involved.

  • Sustainability Award nominations open until March 10

    Know a student, group, faculty member or staff member doing outstanding work to advance sustainability on campus or beyond?
    Nominate them for a UCalgary Sustainability Award

  • University of Calgary awarded top marks for sustainability

    UCalgary #2 in Canada and #12 in North America for overall sustainability performance. Read more | View our STARS submission

  • Panellists discuss complexity of food systems: 'We aren't paying the true cost'

    Nearly 200 people gathered on Thursday, Jan. 26 as part of the Calgary and Beyond: Sustainability in the Next 20 Years speaker series to explore the future of our food. Read the full story for an in-depth look at how people can eat well and become activists and advocates for food and sustainability issues.

  • Which of these items can be recycled on campus?

    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.

  • Building smart, safe and sustainable cities

    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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Institutional Sustainability Strategy

Institutional Sustainability Strategy

The University of Calgary aims to become a Canadian post-secondary education leader in sustainability, in our academic and engagement programs, administration and operational practices, and through supporting community and industry. Learn more and pledge your commitment to sustainability

  1. Feb 27

    Bike Root screens "Bicicles"

    Attend the Bike Share's s film screening of Bicicles. They said it was too cold, that it was only for the hardcore elites and the insane. Winter cycling, they declared, just isn’t something you do in Calgary. Despite the naysayers, hundreds of Calgarians put on their mittens and toques and pedal off to work every winter. From old to young, riding clunkers or high-end road bikes, cyclists in Calgary keep the bike lanes busy all year round.

  2. Mar 13

    Taylor Institute Scheduled Tours

    The Taylor Institute is the first building in Canada dedicated solely to improving postsecondary teaching and learning. Join the Office of Sustainability of a series of guided tours through the Taylor Institute to learn about the planning and implementation of sustainable design. Three dates are being offered for this event. Sign up for a date.