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Get to know your FSU clubs: EnviroFanshawe
EnviroFanshawe is a Fanshawe Student Union (FSU)-sanctioned club started by Rebecca Amendola in January 2019. Read more

Waste not want not: a guide to where garbage goes
Some of the largest producers of waste in the world stem from developed countries, like Canada, who have access to vast deposits of natural resources like uranium, oil and timber. Read more

3 DIY projects to reduce plastic waste
Canada is set to ban all single-use plastics by 2021. Many items like plastic bags, straws and packaging pile up in our landfills, streets and even bodies of water. 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

Students answer call to action for climate change
London students walked out of classes on Sept. 20 to protest climate change inaction, as part of the global climate strike spurred by activist Greta Thunberg. Read more

The Christian arsenal against climate change
Opinion: Battling the effects of climate change requires the cooperation of a global, spiritual community. 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

5 ways to reduce your carbon footprint
Every individual has the power - and responsibility - to reduce their carbon footprint to prevent further climate change. Here are five tips to begin reducing your carbon footprint this summer. 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

Speaker shows students upside of climate change
Climate advocate and entrepreneur Peter Boyd had a message for Fanshawe: there is an upside to climate change. 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

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

Six ways to be more ecofriendly as a student
Almost everyone knows the importance of being green. However, it can be hard to actively ecofriendly while you'íre busy with school. Read more

Composting helps more than it smells
Composting helps the environment: it is organic material that is used as organic fertilizer. Currently London does not have a green bin program because of its high costs. An average household would need to spend $35 per year on garbage pickup. Read more

Plastic straws are harming the environment
In the past year there has been a lot of attention on the negative impacts of single-use plastic straws. Read more

Miami is sinking: Catastrophe and paralysis
Caring for the Earth is one thing, but taking as many steps, both big and small to actually make a difference is key to trying to save the environment. Read more

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Raining ashes on a bejeweled planet and how to save it
A year ago I visited Waterton Lakes National Park on the southern border of Alberta. Spectacular. Today when I go online to view images of the park, the ones that dominate are also spectacular, but in a different way from what we prefer. 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

Evolution of carbon pricing
On April 4, Canada's Ecofiscal Commission released polling data by Abacus Data and a new report regarding carbon pricing titled 'Clearing the air: How carbon pricing helps Canada fight climate change' Read more

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario comes to Fanshawe during London visit
Just a week after the extreme weather event that had London and surrounding communities flooded, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), Dr. Dianne Saxe, came to give a talk at the Central Library on Dundas Street. Read more

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