Ontario universities’ third annual Going Greener report highlights progress made by campus communities towards environmental sustainability. Based on a survey of Ontario universities, this report ...

Going Greener Report 2011

Published: December 20, 2011

Ontario universities’ third annual Going Greener report highlights progress made by campus communities towards environmental sustainability. Based on a survey of Ontario universities, this report features initiatives from 2010 and progress made since 2009. These important improvements include lowering campus emissions, waste and water management, and the addition of required green practices from university vendors.

Ontario universities are committed to continue developing green initiatives on their campuses by engaging students, faculty, developing research institutions, programs and engaging with the local community. — Going Greener Report 2011
  1. 85% of university campuses indicated that students have the opportunity to contribute towards solving the institution’s sustainability challenges through extracurricular activities, and/or as part of their on-campus living arrangements

The number of university campuses that regularly set and review targets for reducing greenhouse gas and carbon dioxide emissions nearly doubled in 2011 from 2010.

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