Bloom Net-Zero Living Lab
A team of researchers, faculty, and students at Conestoga transformed the student-run Bloom restaurant into a climate action living lab, with the goal of demonstrating and reducing the impact of greenhouse gas emissions related to food and packaging choices. This project is a collaboration between the Centre for Supply Chain Innovation and the Conestoga Food Research & Innovation Lab.
Learn more about our goals
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is the voice of Canada’s publicly-supported colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics, and an international leader in education for employment with ongoing programs in over 25 countries. CICan’s members add over $190 billion to Canada’s economy each year and contribute to inclusive economic growth by working with industry and community partners to offer more than 10,000 programs to learners in urban, rural, remote, and northern communities.
Friendlier supplies reusable containers providing users with a deposit when they return their container.
Located at Conestoga College’s Waterloo campus, Bloom is an interactive live classroom where students are given the opportunity to practice a high level of service to paying guests. The experience is real and exciting for both students and guests.
Enviro-Stewards is an environmental engineering firm and certified B Corporation with over 20 years of experience in sustainable manufacturing. They help hundreds of clients in the industrial, commercial, and institutional sectors improve their bottom line while achieving their environmental goals. Their focus is to prevent problems at-source and reduce emissions and resource consumption where they occur, so that clients benefit every time. Industry leaders partner with Enviro-Stewards to sustainably conserve energy and resources, optimize yield, and profitably reduce environmental footprints.