UBC's Okanagan campus aspires to build and demonstrate a sustainable campus that reflects a balance in its environmental, economic, and socially responsible values across campus operations, teaching, learning, and research.
The Okanagan campus supports a population of over 6,200 FTE students, as well as an increasing number of faculty and staff. Operations currently expand over 110,000 m² of building space. Measures to advance the campus towards carbon neutrality include managing aspects of energy and waste reduction, transportation, and resource conservation.
To assist in managing these systems, the campus is taking action in the following areas:
Climate, Energy & Environment
Includes actions the Okanagan campus has taken to minimize its GHG emissions including reporting, energy management initiatives, and renewable energy projects.
The Okanagan campus is committed to integrating sustainable practices and infrastructure into its built environment and campus operations.
UBC's Okanagan campus is guided by a number of overarching strategic directions toward the advancement of academic sustainability on campus.
Culture & Experience
Okanagan campus sustainability focused presence, community, and events.
Current projects and initiatives on campus including recycling programs and behaviour change initiatives.
Sustainability focused policy and practices including the UBC Sustainable Purchasing Guide and the Okanagan campus anti-idling policy.
Green Campus Tours
Take a campus sustainability walking tour and visit a series of sustainable stations around campus. Group led tours feature subject matter experts who discuss the projects and initiatives that make our campus sustainable.
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