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Land-filled: Reducing non-recyclable garbage
February 14, 2014
Responsible for 38% of Canada's methane emissions, landfills are swallowing space and resources. Here's how we can find alternatives.
Following the Food Chain
January 23, 2014
With the launch of SFU's new Zero Waste Initiative, we're taking a closer look at the life cycle of some common items – this week, the spotlight is on organics.
Confused about Coffee Cups?
January 09, 2014
Not sure what to do with your disposable coffee cup in SFU's new four-stream system? Our new Zero Waste Coordinator Rachel Telling has the solution.
The circle of life of your organic waste
April 02, 2015
What exactly does happen to organic waste once it’s in the green bin? We decided to find out.
Pursuing the Paper Trail
January 30, 2014
At more than 228,000 kg per year, the paper we recycle saves trees, energy, water and landfill space. Our life cycle analysis follows the paper trail this week.