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Interrobang articles on the topic of Sustainability


Interrobang Podcast: Tom Davis
In the latest Interrobang Podcast episode, Tom Davis, professor at the Donald J. Smith School of Building Technology at Fanshawe College discusses the environmental impacts of COVID-19. Read more

Sustainability Bulletin: Climate indifference: A state of emergency
Indifference is a disaster in the making, and there is no Planet B. Read more

Taking small steps to a zero-waste lifestyle
Reimagine Co. went to the Alumni Lecture Theatre at Fanshawe College on Feb. 25 to run a Zero-waste Workshop. Read more

Green bin program an educational opportunity
A composting program for the City of London received green thumbs up during multi-year budget talks. Read more

Sustainability Bulletin: Diversity is important to sustainability
Diversity in sustainability presents a chance for inclusion and acceptance of all, regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, background and social status. Read more

Fanshawe pop-up shop combines sustainability and storytelling
The third floor of Goodwill Centre on Horton Street was transformed into a sustainable fashion pop-up shop last Thursday night. Read more

Sustainability Bulletin: Don't go broke trying to impress others this Christmas
The wreaths are up, the icicle lights are hanging and the shopping time bomb has started its countdown. Read more

Designing for the future? Follow Fanshawe's lead
If you're looking forward to what the future of a climate-conscious society looks like, you will find glimpses of it on the sides and roofs of Fanshawe College. Read more

Thrifty and sustainable: How to avoid the fast fashion industry
The fast fashion industry is one of the greatest contributors to climate change globally. Read more

A guide to resuable water bottles
Sick and tired of buying plastic water bottles? This guide on reusable water bottles will help get you started on a more environmentally responsible path. Read more

Fanshawe's fashion program teaches sustainability to a new generation
The earth is warming up, and the clothes you're wearing are part of the reason. Read more

Sustainability Bulletin: Exploring sustainability's ties to your career
Be the master of your own destiny with a career in sustainability. The options are endless. Read more

Nine ways to make your life more eco-friendly
Here are few simple ways you could make your life eco-friendlier and make your contribution to the climate change movement around the world. Read more

Sustainable fashion, but at what cost?
With fast fashion on its way out, sustainable shopping is becoming more popular and therefore more expensive for the average consumer. Read more

The importance of sustainability at Fanshawe
Did you know that according to a 2017 report from The Guardian, an average one million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute? Read more

Sustainability Bulletin: Sustainability, mental health and you
The streets of London, Ontario and around the world came alive this week, as the voices of climate change protesters rang out in fervour. Read more

Why have kids when the world is ending?
For the longest time, I never wanted kids. Everyone said that would change as I age, and I really hate to admit they're right. Read more

Fanshawe earns Gold STARS
Fanshawe College's commitment to a green campus led them to gold. Read more

Sustainable boutiques in London
Sustainability is on a lot of people's minds, especially when we see the effects fast fashion has on our planet. A way to shop more sustainably includes thrifting/purchasing second-hand clothing. Read more

Sustainability Bulletin: Use your green power
As students and future leaders, we all need to do what we can to reduce our impact on climate change. Read more

Bike paths in London, Ontario
London has invested significant funds towards making the city greener and more sustainable. Read more

Professor makes campus more energy efficient
Tom Davis, professor at the Donald J. Smith School of Building Technology at Fanshawe College, has overseen the installation of 600 photovoltaic panels on the roof of Fanshawe's H-building. Read more

12 Days of Cleaning
London mayor Ed Holder visited Fanshawe on April 16 to launch a 12 Days of Cleaning campaign. Read more

Make the world a cleaner place with Textile Diversion Day
Textile Diversion Day gives students a chance to clean out their closets while helping the environment and the community. Read more

Giving and receiving during the FSU clothing swap
The annual Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) clothing swap returns this month. Read more

A guide to shopping for clothes sustainably
Thanks in part to the internet and social media, fashion trends have become more easily accessible - you can instantly see what people around the world are wearing. Read more

Students urged to properly pitch their butts
As staff and students adjust to Fanshawe's new smoke-free policy, effective Nov. 1, it is important they be mindful of where they pitch their butts. Read more

Student organization lowers food waste
In January of 2017, Divyansh Ojha and his cousin, Aditya Ojha, were driving by a grocery store when they noticed the store was throwing out a massive amount of tomatoes. Read more

Fanshawe sustainability initiatives on campus
The sustainability duo, Ivan Walker and Amanda Whittingham, are the fix it, clean it, park it and green it people at Fanshawe. Walker has been the Senior Manager, Facilities Operations and Sustainability for five years and Amanda Whittingham has been the Sustainability Coordinator for two years. Read more

How start living with Zero Waste
Zero waste is a minimalist lifestyle of having as little waste as possible. Living zero waste won’t be an over night transformation. You can however, start making small steps to work your way all the way down to zero. Read more

Going places while going green: Environmentally friendly transportation
Automobiles account for a major portion of greenhouse gas and other pollutions released into the environment every day. It's therefore important if you commute regularly to look into methods of travel that reduce the carbon footprint caused by vehicles. Read more

Six ecofriendly alternatives for everyday objects
Canadians produce a shocking amount waste in year. According to a study in 2009 Canada produced 1712.99 pounds of garbage per citizen. You could produce 4.6 pounds of waste a day when roughly 1.5 pounds of that waste is compostable or recyclable. Read more

Solar panels to be installed on campus buildings
Construction has begun on the installation of solar panels to the sides of buildings B, C, D, as well as Falcon House and Peregrine House residences. Read more

Sustainability Fair will teach students about living an earth-friendly lifestyle
As part of Canada's Waste Reduction Week, Fanshawe is hosting its own Sustainability Fair from Oct. 15 to 21. Read more

Fanshawe fashion department creates local pop-up shops with Goodwill Industries
Fanshawe's fashion marketing and management program continues to work hard with Goodwill Industries to create sustainable fashion for their pop-up stores. Read more

Fanshawe installed new solar-powered energy stations
This summer Fanshawe is introducing three solar-powered picnic tables and two solar-powered bench arches for students and staff to enjoy a free charge from the sun. Read more

Changes made to waste management at Fanshawe
Fanshawe's new waste disposal policy officially came into effect on April 1. Although a number of changes to what can and cannot be recycled or composted have been made, receptacle stations across campus remain unaltered. Read more

Sustainability in Curitiba: A student perspective of sustainability
According to the Bruntland Report, 'Sustainability is meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs of the future generation'. During this semester, I had a chance to take part in a two-week exchange program to Brazil. Read more

Fanshawe pilot project: Removing some waste bins to improve diversion rate
Fanshawe's Facilities Operations and Sustainability Department will be conducting a pilot project in the 'D Building' throughout the upcoming weeks in an attempt to improve the College's diversion rate. Read more

Preserving the Environment in London
Love nature? Want to give back to the environment? Then try getting involved with one of these pro-active environmental groups in the London-Middlesex area to promote going green. Read more

K-Cups are K-illing the Environment
Single pods of prepackaged ground coffee, ready and waiting to be inserted into the Keurig machine for a quick, fresh cup of coffee at a fraction of the cost and time of a Tim Horton's or Starbucks and with little mess to boot. Read more

Is Fanshawe doing its part to remain eco-friendly?
Sustainability has long been a priority for Fanshawe, a move reflected by its decision to join the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in 2012 Read more

Sustainable Joes: Rethinking sustainability
On Tuesday, March 28 in Forwell Hall, Stephen Szucs will be answering questions and talking about his documentary Sustainable Joes - The Time is Now. This will be a free event for all students. Read more

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