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Wednesday, March 8 • 10:00am - 2:00pm
Think Global, Act Local

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Join us for our "Think Global, Act Local" fair on Student Street. Learn how you can get involved in sustainable practices at home, all of which will have a global impact. All of the displays and presentations are transferrable globally and are simple and efficient ways in getting involved on a local level. 

The fair will include the following:
- TRU Sustainability Compost Challenge
- TRU Sustainability Recycle Challenge
- TRU Sustainability Water Challenge
- Solar Kamloops Display with Tavis Knox 
- Sweet Spot Solar & Purple Air Monitoring System Display with Dr. Michael Mehta
- Developing World Connections booth - "Light Up Guatemala" wood stove
-  Oxfam Canada
- TMGT2610 - Environmental Issues in Tourism Student Poster Presentations 

Exhibitors
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Oxfam Canada

Oxfam Canada is a non-profit international development organization which works towards the eradication of world poverty and the promotion of a more just society. Oxfam Canada currently works in more than 25 countries in the world in the Horn of Africa and Southern Africa, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. It works with approximately 100 partners in those countries to help people identify the root causes of... Read More →
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Developing World Connections

Developing World Connections (DWC) is a non-profit, charitable organization that focuses on improving lives through community development. The organization has no professional, political or religious affiliations. | | DWC believes in long-term service, not short-term aid. The trips that they provide are meant to empower the communities, foster relationships and provide a positive experience for all. Their work with their in-country partners... Read More →
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Tavis Knox

Tavis Knox is one of the founders of Solar Kamloops Co., which consists of current students and alumni of TRU. | | Solar Kamloops began as a student developed solar project in which the students were awarded a grant through TRU's Environmental & Sustainability Office. This grant was used to build an array on the Trades and Technology building with the assistance of Trades instructor Amie Schellengberg. | | The company is working to... Read More →
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TRU Sustainability Office

We strive for energy efficiency and progressive energy use through conservation, new technology, behaviour change, and renewable energy sources. We coordinate engagement opportunities with the TRU community using events, contests, programs and grant funds. We help TRU students, faculty and staff members in any way we can with their sustainability projects.



Wednesday March 8, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm
Student Street, Old Main 900 McGill Road

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