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Fall meeting at Acadia Nov 1 & 2

Join us at Acadia University for the fall meeting of the Atlantic Universities and Colleges Sustainability Network. Contact helen.harris@interuniversity.ns.ca for more information. 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.

Upcoming Event: “Connecting the Dots: Confronting Environmental Racism in Nova Scotia”

The Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project (Dr. Ingrid Waldron, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University) and the Halifax Central Library would like to invite you to“Connecting the Dots: Confronting Environmental Racism in Nova Scotia”. This free event will take place at the Halifax Central Library (Paul O’Regan Hall) on Tuesday, July 28 from … Continue reading

Save the Date for the Growing Green Festival!

The Town of Bridgewater is offering a ‘Growing Green Festival’ from August 21-23. The festival includes a number of exciting, sustainability-related events including a local food-fest, a film festival, a street fair, a bus tour, and a skills workshop! Check out their website for more event details! http://www.bridgewater.ca/growinggreenfest

AUCSN meeting, October 20 & 21, 2014 Memorial University of Newfoundland, Gushue Hall

Meeting Agenda: 2014-10-20 AUCSN Agenda

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: helen.harris@interuniversity.ns.ca.

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 http://www.appa.org/

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 helen.harris@interuniversity.ns.ca.

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