Made of infinitely recyclable aluminum, sold in vending machines at the same price as a disposable water bottle, refillable at the many campus water fountains, and reusable, the H2Ottawa is as practical and accessible as a plastic bottle...
The technology in lightbulbs has come a long way since the days of Thomas Edison. From incandescent to fluorescent to light-emitting diodes (LEDs), each generation of bulbs has been both brighter and more energy-efficient than the last.
Like many other organizations around the world, University of Ottawa’s Facilities was determined to really cut down on the amount of printer paper used in its printers. And staff certainly rose to the challenge.
The UI Green Metric World University Ranking recently placed the University of Ottawa at centre-stage among high-ranking institutions across the globe, naming it the second most environmentally sustainable university in Canada.
Thanks to the tireless work of student activists, the University of Ottawa became the first university in Ontario to put a complete and immediate stop to the sale of bottled water on its campuses in 2010.