solar battery

CSF001-District Energy

Mobilizing the knowledge of emerging technology held by faculty and graduate students at UVic to enable the university to plan the integration of non-natural gas technology into our carbon heavy district energy system. Read more

Edible Campus Selfie

CSF002-Edible Campus

Creating an Edible Campus Group with the goal of channeling student, faculty, and administrative energy towards common goals of installing and maintaining edible features at UVic. Read more

CSF003-Invasive Species Management

Providing coordination for the removal of invasive species on campus and developing an Invasive Species Management Plan that identifies priority areas for action. Read more
Bike Repair

CSF004-Women and Trans Bike Repair

A workshop series catering specifically to women and trans folks to access repair skills to build confidence and keep biking. Held with support from the Spokes team in the Spokes cage at the Campus Bike Centre. Read more

CSF005-Sensitive Ecosystems

Building on the Invasive Species Management plan, this project creates individual management plans for the priority sensitive ecosystems and provide learning opportunities for students to focus their efforts to restore sensitive ecosystems. Read More


CSF006-Ecology Speakers Series

Providing resources to the Ecology Club to bring to invite two celebrated ecologists to come to the UVic campus during the fall and spring semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year to share their experiences in ecological sustainability. Read More


CSF007-Invasive Species Flyer

Building on the Invasive Species Management plan, this project proposed to engage the campus community in the program with a summary brochure rather than expecting the campus community to read the report. Read More

snack attack!

CSF008-Healthy Food, Healthy Minds

The aim is to establish a workshop series through the local Food Skills Connection. Workshop topics include learning how to use specific food items, learning how to make specific meals, how to budget for food, how to efficiently shop for local food, and more. Read More

CSF009-UVic biodiversity enhancement

This project will unite members of the Ecological Volunteer Network (ERVN), local members of the community, and the UVic Residence Green Team in improving biodiversity on campus in Cunningham Woods.  Read Mores

CSF010-Hybrid waste-to-energy pilot

This project aims to build on the previous campus researches and projects by evaluating the design and implementation of an integrated waste to energy system for renewable energy recovery on campus. Read More

CSF011-Waste reduction video series

This project aims to create three 15 to 30 second ‘instructional’ videos, each concentrating on one key message pertaining to recycling sorting stations. Read More

CSF012-Ecology Speaker Series Part 2

The funding will be used to continue the Speaker Series started last year to help create community among student (especially undergraduates) and faculty working on ecology related issues. Read More
repair cafe

CSF013-UVic's First Ever Repair Cafe

This project facilitated the first ever Repair Cafe at UVic. The event integrated “clients” with "fixers" in a repair-process of broken or malfunctioning items the "clients" bring in. Read More

CSF014-Increasing waste diversion rates of UVic family housing

This project brings Sorting-at-Source into Family Student Housing by providing printed UVic standard signage and colour coded sorting bins to select units. Read More

CSF015-UVic Good Food Coordinator

This project will identify opportunities to incrase the purchase of "Good Food" including local and sustainable options in UVic Food Services. Read More
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CSF016-UVSS Food Bank and Free Store Reusable Container Initiative 

This project proposes to reduce plastic bag use at the UVSS Food Bank and Free Store by purchasing a bulk supply of eco-friendly reusable containers. Read More


CSF017-Bicycle Locks at The University of Victoria Libraries

The Library purchased new bicycle locks for UVic cyclists to borrow. They can now be checked out like any other object in the library. Read More

CSF018-Energy Audit of Engineering Lab Wing

This project will detect air leaks, identifying poorly installed insulation panels and map moisture ingress by visualize energy losses using infrared thermography. Read More
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CSF019-Dump and Run at Residence Move Out

This collaborative project created a Dump and Run event to reduce landfill waste during the residence move out period. Read More


CSF020-Composting toilet for the UVic Campus Community Garden

This collaborative project between UVic Civil Engineering and the Community Garden will serve as a testbed for an innovative water use reduction practice and increase the awareness of the global sustainability issue of sustainable sanitation.  Read More

CSF021-Second Repair Cafe

This project facilitated the second Repair Cafe at UVic. The event integrates community members and furthers the development of repair cafes at UVic. Read More

CSF022-Bike Locks at the Law Library

This project expands the model in the McPherson Library into the Law Library. They can now be checked out like any other object in the library.  Read More

CSF023-Enviro Round Table

This projects created an event that is focused on networking with anyone who is interested in environmentalism at UVic by providing honorariums for participating clubs and coving some of the other event costs. Read More