Monthly Archives: October 2009

SEEDS at Carleton

SEEDS was in full effect today over at Carleton University. Here are Carleton Executives, Sahar and Natalie holding down our first ever kiosk on the 4th Floor of the Carleton University Centre.




Great job ladies! Hope everyone had a chance to stop by!


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Seeds Needs a Logo!


Are you a student designer with fresh ideas and interested in having your design featured on the campuses of Carleton University, the University of Ottawa and Algonquin College for years to come? Then you might be just what we are looking for!

SEEDS is a new student society in Ottawa that aims to bring together environmental engineering, management, design and science students from Carleton University, the University of Ottawa and Algonquin College in professional, academic, social and outreach activities for the benefit of all groups. We are looking for a logo to be used on our website, letterhead and promotional material such as pens, buttons and t-shirts.

We are looking for a logo that:

  • Is visually appealing;
  • Incorporate the use of the word “SEEDS”;
  • Has variations that consider the initials of each school, i.e. CU, UofO and AC;
  • Uses a maximum of 3 colours (not including white and black), and;
  • Can fit in a minimum width of 800 pixels, minimum height 400 pixels with a quality of 300 dpi.


Then send your design along with a 50-word description of why your design fits with the SEEDS mandate to

There is a $50 cash prize for the winning designer as well as an honorary SEEDS membership. But hurry because all submissions must be received by midnight on November 15, 2009.

For more details please email or visit

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Iron Times Article

Look at this!  SEEDS has appeared in the latest edition of the Iron Times, the official publication of the Carleton Student Engineering Society. The article was written by Josh Linseman, a Carleton University SEEDS member. Way to go Josh!


Calling All Environmentals! by Josh Linseman, Iron Times, Oct 2009, pg 5.


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Tomorrow – Info Table at Carleton University

SEEDS is now an official group at Carleton University, the University of Ottawa and soon to be a group at Algonquin College.

If you are at Carleton University tomorrow (Oct. 27), come by our info table at the Clubs and Societies day for NEW groups in the Galleria (4th floor Uni Center) from 11 am to 2 pm. We have a little something to announce, that we are excited to share that you will want to know about!

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AWMA: Implications of Chemicals/Nanotechnology Management Workshop, Nov. 3rd


The Ottawa Valley Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will be holding a Workshop on Chemicals Management and Nanotechnology on November 3, 2009. This all-day event will be held in Ottawa at the Monterrey Inn. The purpose of the workshop will be to examine the regulatory and other issues related to chemicals management. The regulation and use of nanotechnology, a rapidly evolving and challenging issue, will also be explored. The workshop will be of interest to individuals in government, the chemical and nanotechnology industry, consulting and ENGOs.  Workshop sessions will cover the following topics:

  • Regulatory Issues Involved with Chemicals Management and Nanotechnology
  • Non-Regulatory Issues Involved with Chemicals Management
  • Non-Regulatory Issues Involved with Nanotechnology
  • Health and Risk Analysis Aspects of Chemicals Management

For this event, students pay $50 ($60 after October 16, 2009). To check out the workshop program, registration and further information, please visit the AWMA.


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Mr. W

Earlier this summer german advertising agency, Nordpol + Hamburg came out with an award winning commercial for Epuron (a european organization focusing primarily on providing renewable energy solutions). In the following video, you’ll find an interesting piece of advertising which has us along with most of the world getting excited about what the future of has to offer in terms of sustainable solutions.

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