UBC student initiative set to recycle nearly 50,000 gloves
A UBC student’s project to combat plastic waste inspired by the pandemic has collected roughly 48,700 gloves, diverting 146.1 kilograms of waste from landfills this year.
Aug 11, 2022
How this turtle helped reduce plastic waste in an office building
This turtle helped reduce plastic waste – and no, not by eating it.
May 10, 2022
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
Recycling may be confusing but volunteers help get it right
Trained volunteers at large-scale public events and festivals are the most effective way to ensure people recycle correctly, suggests new UBC research.
Jun 13, 2018
Making bins more convenient boosts recycling and composting rates
Want to recycle or compost more? Try moving the bins closer, new UBC research suggests.
Apr 20, 2017