Sustainability Awareness Week

October 21–25, 2019
University of Alberta

Sustainability Awareness Week presents speakers, workshops, films and tours. Meet local experts, understand the issues, pick up new skills, and explore real-life examples of sustainability in your community.

Events take place on UAlberta’s North Campus, Augustana Campus, Campus Saint-Jean and also at MacEwan University.

Since it’s first year in 2008, this campus celebration of sustainability is not to be missed.

Help reduce your carbon footprint – bring your reusable water bottle and / thermal cup and strive to utilize sustainable modes of transportation on your way to any of the Sustainability Awareness Week events. Take advantage of using public transit, walking or riding a bike

Countdown to SAW








Intro to Sustainability

Let’s kick things off with a blast! Make connections at the Sustainability Fair, hear new perspectives at Green Mic, take a walking tour, and more.

View Monday’s events

Land and Life

Engage with conservation and wildlife issue, and explore ways to live more sustainably.

View Tuesday’s events

Sustainable Cities and Communities

How can we build resilient communities, powered renewably and with clean transportation? Find out with today’s panels and workshops.

View Wednesday events

Climate Action

Taking action for the climate means more than just turning off the fuel pump. Learn about many different ways to shrink our carbon footprint.

View Thursday’s events

Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

What is the role of relationship-building and institutionalization in building a better world? How can we foster peaceful and inclusive societies? 

View Friday’s events

Win a $300 eco-prize pack!

Every event you attend is another entry in the Sustainability Awareness Week draw—just sign-in on the attendance form. Prizes include free tickets on Red Arrow, and credit on your ONEcard.

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