Sustainability at NSCC

NSCC achieves STARS Gold Rating in Sustainability

Sustainability is included in everything we do. It's part of our curriculum learning activities. It's a value we practise every day, from diverting waste on campuses to encouraging active transportation and healthy living. Explore this section to learn more about how NSCC is caring for our environment, students, staff and community while educating students about sustainability.

NSCC Annual Sustainability Report - 2016

NSCC Annual Sustainability Report

Every year, we're getting better at reducing our energy and water consumption and our greenhouse gas emissions. View our annual report (PDF 7.47MB) to see the progress we’ve made and to learn about our plan for the future.

We Value Sustainability

Don Bureaux
"By being industry leaders in sustainability and promoting sustainable literacy throughout the College, we are reducing our environmental impacts while enhancing the social well-being of the province."
Don Bureaux
NSCC President

Sustainability Related Policies

NSCC's sustainability (PDF 39KB) and procurement (PDF 50KB) policies support the College's commitment to sustainability.

Did You Know?

NSCC has banned garbage cans in the classroom and offices to encourage students and staff to sort their trash at central waste stations.

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