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A green makeover for Canada's colleges

Meals using campus grown food at McGill University or Bikechain, a student-run DIY repair shop at University of Toronto are some of the initiatives you will witness if you take a stroll on some Canadian campuses.

 

Published September 09, 2013 | New Indian Express
Written by Shilpa Vasudevan

Published: 9Sep2013

The Greening of Canadian Campuses

Written by Elaine Smith
Published on July 21, 2013 | the New York Times

"Sustainability has become more than a fashionable buzzword on Canadian campuses; it has become enshrined both in university policy and in daily student life. McGill’s Sustainability Projects Fund, for example, imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university.

Published: 25Jul2013

About the Sustainability Projects Fund

The SPF mandate is to: "Build a culture of sustainability on McGill campuses through the development and seed-funding of interdisciplinary projects." It creates opportunities for the McGill community to actively engage in sustainability initiatives on campus, and thus appropriate and be change agents in their own studying and working environment.