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Fall Leaf Collection: Why and How We Use Gas-Powered Tools

Our campus is very large and creates a huge amount of leaves each fall. We share why we gather the leaves and the tools we use to minimize the impact to campus.

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John Metras appointed Associate Vice-President, Facilities

In this new role John will lead the Infrastructure Development, Building Operations, and Energy & Water Services units as a unified team, providing integrated facilities services for the Vancouver campus.

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Two new Project Coordinators join the Construction and Planning Office

Building Operations welcomes Peter Lincoln and Thomas Davis to the Construction and Planning Office.

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Join Our New Soft Plastics and Styrofoam Waste Pick-up Program

Plastic bags (a type of soft plastic) and Styrofoam are NOT currently recyclable at UBC’s sort-it stations. If you are generating a significant amount of soft plastic or Styrofoam waste, you can participate in our new pick-up program.

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Is Your Workspace Too Hot or Too Cold?

As the weather heats up, so too can your workspace. Learn more about how UBC manages the temperature in your building, and who to contact if something doesn't seem right.

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