Queen’s University Library
Our Green Practices
In the spirit of sustainability and environmental consciousness, Queen’s University Library has been making an effort to reduce the impact of our services on the natural environment while main bride dresses taining welcoming and comfortable environments in our campus libraries. Our environmentally conscious practices include:
Please eat your main meals before or after your library visit. While we re bride dresses cognize that students like to snack during long study sessions, the libr bride dresses ary is not a cafeteria and is not equipped to deal with large volumes of packaging and food waste.
Opt for snacks and beverages with minimal packaging. Reusable travel mugs, bottles and snack containers not only reduce the environmental impact of packaging production, but also cut down on landfill waste. (Covered containers also help to prevent accidental spills, helping to preserve library materials.)
Share the Space! Be mindful of others and keep the work area around you clean and clear.
When you leave the library, ensure that recyclables and trash are sorted and disposed of in the appropriate bins. (Recycle bins cluttered with non recyclable trash are emptied into garbage bags, sending recyclable materials to the landfill.)
Or, pack it in, pa bride dresses ck it out. If you have to choose packaged drinks and snacks, take the packaging with you to sort, recycle, compost or dispose of at home.
Working with Physical Plant Services to set climate controls for energy conservation, while maintaining reasonable temperatures for library patrons and collections.