Take Action Now

 

Check out the list of ways to get involved and take action on climate change:

Community-wide:

Employees:

  • Become a Power of You Volunteer: Open to all UBC Okanagan employees, join the UBC Okanagan network of volunteers to support behavior change and awareness activities in campus offices, labs and residences.
  • Work in a laboratory environment? Participate in UBC’s Green Labs Program, which empowers researchers to reduce the environmental impact of laboratory-based activities by implementing sustainable practices and technologies. At UBC Okanagan join our lab plastics recycling program or pipet tip box recycling program.
  • Subscribe to the UBC Workplace Sustainability eNewsletter to receive the latest updates on workplace sustainability-related news and campaigns, networking and learning opportunities, cross-campus sustainability highlights from fellow staff members, and tips for integrating sustainable practices into your workplace and routines.
  • Learn more about upcoming events and what you can do.
  • Join the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) online community. SIGN-UP using your @ubc.ca email and start connecting.

Students:

  • Sign up for a climate-related course. UBC Okanagan offers a number of sustainability-related courses!
  • Explore involvement offerings from the UBC Okanagan Student’s Union clubs & associations and upcoming events.
  • Find more ways to get involved here.
  • Join the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) online community. SIGN-UP using your @ubc.ca email and start connecting.
    • Read the AASHE Welcome Guide for students. It provides you with materials to support your campus sustainability leadership, promote AASHE membership to others at your institution, and develop and prepare students to enter the workforce.

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