Academic Sustainability
Programs Office

Lake Avenue School Students: Talking Friendly Streets

This project, part of our Sustainability course at McMaster, had a relatively simple objective: create an engaging workshop with youth to gain insight into where students in Riverdale are going, their modes of transportation, in addition to understanding obstacles...

Trees are the lungs of the earth – Plant one on campus this week

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” ― Nelson Henderson In partnership with Nature at McMaster and Trees for Hamilton, students in the McMaster academic sustainability program are holding two drop-in tree-planting...

Maroon is the new green at the Campus Store

The one thing Louise Walker doesn’t want to sell you at the Campus Store is a reusable cloth bag. “The best bag to use is one you already own,” says the sales floor manager, who was part of leading a decision at the Campus Store to eliminate single-use plastic bags...