Green Reps - This program aims to enhance the university experience by getting students involved in activities happening in residences.
EcoNetwork - The network is a uOttawa employee program that aims to increase actions to create a balanced and green workplace.
Bike-share - The concept of Bike-Sharing is quite simple; bikes are loaned free of charge to members of the University community.
Bottled Water Free - The University of Ottawa is a bottled water free campus. The University invests regularly on improving the fountains on campus.
World Water Day - Health Promotions at uOttawa informs the community about the world water crisis.
RecycleMania - A friendly competition for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities.
Dump and Run - A residence move out program that is part of the efforts to promote a culture of sustainability on campus while reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill.
Free Store - A reoccurring event that allows you to drop off stuff you don’t want anymore and pick-up things you do want for FREE.
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Earth Hour - An international awareness raising event for energy focused around the symbolic act of turning off your lights for 60 minutes.
Demand Response 3 (DR3) - A program by Ontario Power Authority to reduce the energy consumed by large institutions during extreme temperatures, ensuring that Ontario’s energy grid remains stable.
Community Gardens - The University houses approximately 50 garden plots available to all community members.