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Reducing Waste, One Plate at a Time.

#IamReusable Developed in 2011 to reduce paper plates, coffee cups and plastic cutlery from landfills.  Customers pay a one-time $5 fee to join the program to re-use a  “green container” for meals. Expanded to include refillable coffee mugs and water bottles.  Now part of Fill it Forward usage tracking for water giving projects. In 2019 expanded again … Continue reading "Reducing Waste, One Plate at a Time."

June 15, 2022


Encouraging Staff Engagement with the Sustainable Workplace Certification

The McGill Sustainable Workplace Certification program encourages all members of the university community to live, work, and engage in establishing a culture of sustainability on and beyond campus. Originally launched in 2017 and redesigned to accommodate remote work in 2021, the program guides participating teams through four levels of certification (Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum) … Continue reading "Encouraging Staff Engagement with the Sustainable Workplace Certification"

June 15, 2022


Concordia University Centre for Creative Reuse (CUCCR)

The Concordia University Centre for Creative Reuse (CUCCR) is a community-based initiative housed in the department of Facilities Management, in partnership with various departments and student groups, and is a key initiative of the Zero Waste Concordia program. CUCCR collects and diverts materials that would otherwise be treated as waste, and makes them available to the general public, … Continue reading "Concordia University Centre for Creative Reuse (CUCCR)"

June 15, 2022


Researcher in Residence Program: An initiative to build an enduring municipal and university program of community engaged research for community benefit

 In January 2021, Thompson Rivers University launched a three-year, co-funded community-engaged research model, embedding a researcher-in-residence team in Kamloops City Hall and a series of city-driven projects, with the aim of creating a sustainable bridge between the city and the University. The objective here is the integration of community engaged research  practices over a significant … Continue reading "Researcher in Residence Program: An initiative to build an enduring municipal and university program of community engaged research for community benefit"

June 15, 2022


Risk Based Emergency Response

Following the onset of a global pandemic in 2020, Sheridan closed its campuses and retooled over 3,000 courses for over 25,000 students and all student support services for virtual delivery, to comply with provincial directives preventing in-person teaching and learning on postsecondary campuses. To enable business continuity and retain the engagement of students and employees, … Continue reading "Risk Based Emergency Response"

June 15, 2022





CAUBO 2021: Main Conference Presentations

Click below to download available CAUBO 2021 Main Conference presentations. Looking for the functional seminars? Visit the presentations page for CAUBO 2021’s functional seminars. PLENARY SESSIONS TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2021 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2021 THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2021

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June 30, 2021


Building an effective RFP structure for Food Services Management to allow for focus and flexibility while navigating a global pandemic

University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) currently contracts Food Services Management on their Prince George campus. The vendor provides exclusive Vending, Catering, Retail, and Dining Hall Services. In preparation for a change in contract in Summer 2020, UNBC Business Services engaged the UNBC community to develop a Request for Proposals (RFP) that reflected the broad … Continue reading "Building an effective RFP structure for Food Services Management to allow for focus and flexibility while navigating a global pandemic"

June 15, 2021


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