Microplastic pollution: Plants could be the answer
UBC scientists create device that uses wood dust to trap up to 99.9 per cent of microplastics in water.
Aug 16, 2023
UBC entrepreneurs join fight against plastic pollution
The end of plastic pollution—in the oceans, on land and in our air—could be within reach with two UBC ventures working hard on solutions that could make this vision a reality.
May 26, 2022
UBC experts on sustainable gift giving
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to sustainable gift giving and consumerism.
Dec 10, 2021
UBC ditching single-use coffee cups and plastic food ware
UBC Vancouver is ditching single-use coffee cups and plastic food ware, and encouraging students, faculty and staff to choose reusable options such as their own mugs, water bottles and cutlery instead.
Nov 25, 2019
Seabirds study shows plastic pollution reaching surprising levels off coast of Pacific Northwest
Plastic pollution off the northwest coast of North America is reaching the level of the notoriously polluted North Sea, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of British Columbia.
Jul 4, 2012