UB Sustainability News | Creating a better future through sustainability

14,000

The number of
refillable mugs
sold each year
by Campus dining  
and shops

90,000

THE NUMBER OF
coffee rEFILLs
SOLD EACH YEAR
BY CAMPUS DINING  
AND SHOPS
 
 
•NOw - Oct 18
Cradle to Grave II
Center for the Arts 
UB North Campus 

•OCt 10 & 11
World on Your Plate
Wick Student Center
Daemen College

•OCT 25
UB Bulls Football
ZERO waste
game

Time TBD
UB Stadium 
UB North Campus
 
 

ANTIBIOTICS IN NATURE    

A researcher at RENEW, Aga spoke about how antibiotics move through ecosystems and how to detect them.
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WATER WISE 

Children attending the UB Child Care Center's summer program learned about the importance of water to everyday life as part of an annual summer program presented by UB Sustainability.
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SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE 

The UB community has donated more than 24,000 items in this year's school supply drive, making this year's drive the most successful one yet.
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ACTIVATING LAKE LASALLE 

A newly installed boat launch helps the UB community connect to Lake LaSalle in a new way.
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STUDENT Q&A 

Meet Justin Imiola president of UB's Environmental Network club and the Student Association's Environmental Affairs Director.  
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SOLAR-POWERED PURIFICATION

UB undergraduate Deshawn Henry has developed an easy, inexpensive way to disinfect contaminated water, work that could have a tremendous impact in developing countries.    
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CRADLE TO GRAVE II  

Over thirty participates from the local arts community took up the challenge to reuse seemingly obsolete technology and art objects in new and creative works of art.   
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>>Attend the exhibit


 

MEDICAL CAMPUS COLLABORATION 

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus has collaborated with National Grid to create a model of progressive approaches to energy use for the future.
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CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS

UB researchers have been awarded a grant to explore how environmental chemicals disrupt circadian functions.
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FACULTY Q&A 

Learn about Paul Vanouse, professor of art, and how his work furthers sustainability. 
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