UB Sustainability News | Creating a better future through sustainability

 

Since
launching 
in May,
UB
BIKESHARE
MEMBERS have
traveled

approximately
1900
miles

As a result over
1600
pounds
of CO2
emissions have
Been avoided

 

 

•September 18
Sustainable Living Fair
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Student Union
North Campus

 
•October 3-5
Conference on
the Environment

Adam's Mark Hotel 
Buffalo
 
•October 22
35th Anniversary of
the Love Canal Crisis

6 p.m.-  9 p.m.
Niagara Falls
Culinary Institute
28 Old Falls St.

Niagara Falls, NY
 

SUSTAINABILITY ACADEMY

UB's newest academy offers eco-minded students an opportunity to live and learn together at UB.  Students will intern with environmental organizations and get a behind-the-scenes look at UB's operations.  

 


URBAN FOOD SYSTEM    

Tyler Manley is one of three members on the five-member Massachusetts Avenue Project staff who majored or minored in philosophy.  How did his UB degree prepare him for his job?
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STUDENT Q&A 

Meet Maggie Murray, a Business Administration major and a member of the Undergraduate Academies.  Maggie is working with students to start a campus garden.   
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EAT YOUR VEGGIES 

Today, the region grows only 38% of the fruits and vegetables we'd need to eat in order to follow USDA healthy-eating guidelines.  
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INTERNATIONAL FOCUS

Domas, an international magazine on architecture, art and design, recently sat down with Architecture and Planning Dean Robert Shibley to investigate the process behind UB's Solar Strand.
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FILM SERIES

UB's fall Sustainability Film Series continues September 19 with a free screening of A Fierce Green Fire.
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>>Watch the trailer



 


GREAT LAKES MONSTER 

This summer three UB students participated in what organizers say is the first survey for plastic pollution within the open waters of the Great Lakes.   Students researched the effects the materials have on the ecosystem.
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TOUR DE FARMS 

A 30+ mile scenic bicycle tour of community gardens and local, urban and rural farms, designed to celebrate and highlight sustainable transportation and our connection to the local food system.  
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