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Some of the reasons why York U is a green university

For the second year running, York University has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers in an announcement released on Earth Day by Mediacorp Canada Inc. The University was named along with 54 other organizations in a competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. Employers were evaluated and ranked on their […]

Are YoU a water Zombie?

Are you aware of water issues? Do you want to talk about the phase out of the sale of bottled water? Are your actions hurting disenfranchised people worldwide? Do you want to take action and make a difference here at York and beyond? The third “unconference” in the Zombie series will explore everything to do […]

York plans to phase out the sale of bottled water

York University is phasing out the sale of bottled water. The move to phase out the sale of bottled water on the Keele and Glendon campuses by September 2015 was announced Tuesday. As part of the announcement, York President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri and Vanessa Hunt, president of the York Federation of Students (YFS), signed a pledge […]

York University to phase out sales of bottled water by 2015

Alastair Woods, vice-president of campaigns & advocacy for the York Federation of Students, and York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri, spoke to The Weather Network April 17 about York’s plans to phase out bottled water by 2015. “This has been probably three years in the making. It’s actually part of a national campaign that’s […]