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The AMS Bike Co-op’s Sunny Nestler on how UBC’s Bike Kitchen makes cycling accessible, and what makes the community shop so special.  What makes the Bike Kitchen different from other bike shops? The Bike Kitchen is a community bike shop, which means our bottom lines are education and...
Angelica Poversky and Kelsey McDougall, creators of Green Flux, talk about the upcoming art competition and how they conceived the idea. In a nutshell, what is the Green Flux competition? The Green Flux competition is an opportunity for students to submit multi-media artwork (photography, spoken...
Sean Pander, green buildings program manager with the City of Vancouver and UBC alumni, shares with us his views on the future of building green. What is the biggest problem you’re trying to solve in the green building sector? It mostly comes down to the journey to zero emissions buildings. In...
For a second time in six years, the University of British Columbia (UBC) was honoured with a Sustainability Award from APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities. The award recognizes efforts to embed sustainable policies and practices across the institution. “We’re honoured to...
Vincent Chiu, a third-year student in the Department of Psychology and 2016 UBC Sustainability Ambassador, shares how he is enhancing his education through sustainability courses and experiences.   Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself.  A: Hello, my name is Vincent Chui. I am...
Mauricio Lozano, founder of Faculty Brewing Co. and UBC Master of Food Science alumnus talks about his passion for learning about sustainability and how he is working to create a more sustainable brewery. Q. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Hello, my name is Mauricio Lozano. I am the...
We caught up with Veronika Bylicki, a recent UBC graduate, to find out more about her sustainability education at UBC and what advice she would give to incoming students about getting involved.  Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A: Hello, my name is Veronika Bylicki. I just...

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