Acadia Sustainability Office

Acadia Sustainability Office has written 22 posts for AUCSN

Spring AUCSN meeting May 16/17

The next meeting of the Atlantic Universities and Colleges Sustainability Network will be held May 16th & 17th at Holland College in PEI. For more information contact Advertisements

Bike Centre at Dalhousie opens

A new Bike Centre at Dalhousie University promotes cycling as an alternative mode of transportation and as a form of recreation.

MASH Sustainable Purchasing Conference Oct. 3, 2012

The conference is designed for municipalities, academia, schools and hospitals (MASH sector) in order to accelerate learning about the importance of sustainable purchasing choices. The conference will provide tools and information to help reduce environmental impacts, electricity consumption, and will highlight how to include sustainability in procurement Conference Date:  Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 – 8:30 … Continue reading

Fall Network meeting Oct 4, 2012

The annual fall network meeting is planned on October 4, 2012 at Dalhousie University.  Members should contact Helen Harris, ISI for meeting and accomodation details: P:  (902) 453-2470  E:

SYC National Sustainable Campuses Conference Oct 11-14 2012

Sierra Youth Coalition, in partnership with the University of Toronto Mississauga, wants to invite you to the 14th National Sustainable Campuses Conference being held from Thursday, October 11th to Sunday, October 14th 2012 in Mississauga, Ontario. For more information visit

UPEI Wins APPA Sustainability Award

Congratulations to UPEI for receiving the 2012 Sustainability Award for small colleges and universities from APPA. The Sustainability Award was created to recognize the current level of achievement and effort of a facilities management department and integration with the academic curriculum of the institution. Read more

Mount Allison wins 2012 Atlantic Residence Energy Challenge

Congratulations to Mount Allison University and all Atlantic residences who reduced their energy consumption during the 2012 competition. Here is the Top ten for this year: Hunton House, Mount A -27.0% Dunn, UNBSJ -17.8% Bermuda House, Mount A -16.2% War Memorial House, Acadia -15.9% Carriage House, Mount A -13.8% Cuthbertson, Mount A -12.8% Roy Jodrey … Continue reading

Fall Network Meeting Nov 7-8, 2011

The fall AUCSN meeting is planned for November 7th-8th at UNB Fredericton. Contact Helen Harris to confirm attendance

Atlantic Campus Climate Challenge (C3) planned for January 2012

Again this year universities and colleges in Atlantic Canada will compete to raise awareness about climate change and reduce energy consumption on their campuses. The C3 Challenge began in 2008 at Mount Allison University and in 2010 spread to other maritime campuses. This student-run competition involves a variety of fun events and activities designed to … Continue reading

New Transportation Demand Management Report from ACT Canada

ACT Canada, in collaboration with UBC recently completed a Transportation Demand Management (TDM) benchmarking survey. Priority needs identified include an information portal, alliance list-serve, webinars, continued information sharing, and a post-secondary focus at the TDM Summit. Read the full report.  Post secondary Alliance TDM Benchmarking summary report Dec 2007 distibuted

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