10 “Green” Places to Enjoy in the Kamloops Area this Summer


  Posted on: July 5, 2016

School is out, the days are warming up, Summer is officially here! While you head out to enjoy the sunshine and all that our beautiful Thompson Valley has to offer this time of year, consider these 10 “green” places in and around Kamloops that encourage sustainability in one form or another: 1. Kamloops Farmers’ Market…

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TRU Sustainability Ambassadors – Help Wanted!


  Posted on: June 24, 2016

The TRU Environment and Sustainability Office has just completed a successful pilot of its Sustainability Ambassadors Program with three campus offices/departments: Institutional Planning and Analysis, Human Resources, and Adventure Studies (see testimonials below), and now we’re ready to expand it around campus. We’re looking for twelve new offices/departments to get involved by having one ‘sustainability…

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TRU 2nd Annual Casual Shirt Days… With Free Ice Cream!

Casual Shirt Day

  Posted on: June 16, 2016

Last year’s inaugural TRU Casual Shirt Day was a success. Electricity savings from turning down the air conditioning two degrees Celcius in all major campus buildings resulted in saving 4250 kilowatt hours (kWhr) and roughly $320 over a 24 hour period; representing a 14% drop!

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TRU Chemistry Biochemistry Club Advancing Green Chemistry & Sustainable Science

TRU Chemistry Biochemistry Club

  Posted on: June 15, 2016

This year, the TRU Chemistry Biochemistry Club has made it a strategic priority to advance green chemistry and sustainable science at TRU and they are doing just that with three initiatives targeted to meet this goal. They are headed to the Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference in Portland, Oregon in sustainable style thanks in part to the hybrid…

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Faster, Stronger…Longer! TRU Extends Bike To Work Week for Full Month

Bike to Work Week at TRU

  Posted on: May 19, 2016

Kamloops Bike To Work Week has been a popular event at TRU for many years and because of this, and due to the fact that bicycle commuting is such an excellent form of low-emission transportation, the TRU Sustainability Office is extending the event for TRU community members for an extra three weeks. Kamloops Bike To…

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Keep TRU Clean Campaign Survey

Keep TRU Clean

  Posted on: May 16, 2016

We are in the early stages of compiling data on people’s thoughts about the creation of an anti-littering campaign here at TRU and want your input!

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Films For Change: Clean Energy and the Case for Hope

Case for Hope Blog Feature Image

  Posted on: May 4, 2016

We are excited to sponsor, in partnership with the Kamloops Chapter of the BC Sustainable Energy Association, ‘Films For Change‘ –a community inspired film series presented at our TRU Clocktower Alumni Theatre on the last Wednesday of every month.

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Films For Change: Inhabit, A Permaculture Perspective


  Posted on: April 15, 2016

We are excited to sponsor, in partnership with Permaculture Kamloops, ‘Films For Change‘ –a community inspired film series presented at our TRU Clocktower Alumni Theatre on the last Wednesday of every month.

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Films For Change: Looking for New Films!

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  Posted on: April 6, 2016

Films For Change is a community inspired film series showing films of positive and inspiring content related to sustainability, with the intention of bringing together our Kamloops community to connect and raise awareness while sharing the desire to make a difference!

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