The EcoHawks work to raise awareness of environmental issues, promote sustainable living and encourage the reduction of individuals' ecological footprints. In order to achieve this, the EcoHawks hold a number of events and promotions throughout the school year. The EcoHawks Waterloo is a student run service out of the Wilfrid Laurier University Students Union (Waterloo Campus). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting this fall, The EcoHawks Brantford will be a new student service run out of the Wilfrid Laurier University Students Union (Brantford Campus).
The Laurier Students Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) employs community collaboration, research, and education, in order to provide opportunities for those at Laurier and the local community, to be agents of social change, in pursuit of a just world.
Laurier Campus Greens
The Laurier Campus Greens is a registered club with the Wilfrid Laurier University Students Union (Waterloo Campus). Its purpose is to bring the message of the political Green Party to Laurier, and provide opportunities for social networking and discussion about environmental and political issues.
Net Impact is an international non-profit organization with a mission to inspire, educate and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.
SIFE Laurier is part of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), a global non-profit organization that uses programs to aid the community of Kitchener-Waterloo. One of SIFE Lauriers many programs includes the Go Green Blitz, a partnership with the City of Waterloo to help businesses develop and understand their carbon footprint, reduce waste and push forward green initiatives.
The WLU Farm Market operates on Tuesdays during the school year, in the concourse on campus. It provides students with an opportunity to purchase local, organic, fair-trade, and sustainably produced food including vegetables, fruits, and baked goods.
GSA Sustainability Committee
The GSA Sustainability Committee oversees plans and carries out tasks related to sustainability and the Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Students Association operations.
The Community, Environment, and Justice Research Group (CEJRG)
CEJRG is a group of faculty, students, and community members with a common interest in creating a just and environmentally sustainable local and global community by engaging with the intersections of environment, community and justice through research, action, and collaboration. They seek to generate empirical and practical knowledge that informs community-based efforts to climate change mitigation and adaptation with an awareness of and value for environmental justice. They support local environmental organizations and programs in conducting evaluations, planning and implementing events, and with strategic planning and program development as well as grant writing. Further, they participate in and facilitate regional, provincial, national, and international efforts of collaboration and networking in order to create pro-environmental transformative change at multiple levels.
The Laurier Cycling Club is a registered club with the Wilfrid Laurier University Students Union (Waterloo Campus). This group of avid bikers go on group bike rides, visit tracks in Southern, Ontario and provide support for bicycle initiatives on campus.
WLU Bike Network
The WLU Bike Network is a group of faculty, staff and students interested in promoting the interests of cyclers on campus. They have initiated a Cycling Roundtable where key stakeholders are currently discussing opportunities for more bike racks, bike lockers and bike shelters on campus.