OPIRG McMaster will be closed for the fall reading week October 14-20 2019. Have a great break!
To keep up with the board's decisions, come out to our weekly meeting Thursday, October 10 from 6-7pm in BSB B155!
Sustainability Efforts at McMaster vs. Mohawk By Sherry Chen I was curious about the attempts that my school, McMaster University, took to decreasing plastics on campus. To my dismay, McMaster does little. One [...]
Check out our Public Interest Project year end reports for 2018-2019 with notes from our Coordinator of Volunteers on various aspects of work with volunteers at OPIRG McMaster. 2018-2019 Public Interest Project Year [...]
Nrinder Nann is Hamilton's Ward 3 Councillor that covers the below the Niagara escarpment, Hamilton harbour to the north, ottawa st to the east, wellington st north to the west. Her plan presented to [...]
Fashion and Apparel When we think of corporations polluting, our minds usually point to oil companies, and plastic litter. The other pile of waste that consumers usually forget about, comes from the retail [...]
WholeFoods From all grocery store audits, WholeFoods was the leading grocery store in waste, energy, water, and plastic packaging reduction. Inside and outside the store, the grocery store makes every effort in reducing [...]
Cukes Tray Large single cucumbers are always wrapped in plastic because the thin skin is prone to rehydration. The plastic wrap serves an extension of 10 days in our refridgerators compared to without [...]
Metro was one of the grocery stores that I came to audit and as we can see, they carry a variety of brands of eggs that are encased in either plastic or cardboard. Burnbrae [...]
Bioplastics are a type of biodegradable plastic that are made from biological substances such as food as opposed to petroleum. The production of bioplastics has dual benefits. They make use of waste while also [...]