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UBC used to hand out more than two million pieces of single-use plastic cutlery and straws every year.  To protect our environment from the negative effects of single-use plastic consumption and waste, UBC Food Services has decided to limit the distribution of plastic cutlery and straws at...
On July 18, UBC President Santa J. Ono hosted nearly 50 climate action leaders and thinkers from business, government, utility and the non-profit sector, alongside UBC’s senior leaders and researchers, to explore resilient partnerships for climate action in the Metro Vancouver region. Led by...
This Wednesday, July 18th, UBC President Santa J. Ono will host nearly 50 representatives from across UBC and the lower mainland for the UBC President’s Roundtable: Building Resilient Partnerships for Climate Action.  The community-university Roundtable will convene senior leaders and...
If you were on UBC’s Vancouver campus during the winter term, you might have noticed the Veemo velomobiles around campus. Vancouver-based company VeloMetro had five of these vehicles to pilot a sharing service for these electric-assisted bike-automobile hybrids: a global first. The pilot began in...

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