Why should college campuses go green? At Alexander College, we strive to do our part in being environmentally conscious and to practice sustainability. There are a variety of ways that students can practice going green in college and it’s not only limited to recycling!
Public transit in Vancouver is for the most part, very efficient. When you reduce the frequency of driving your vehicle, you not only save on transportation and gas costs, but it reduces the carbon emissions from your vehicle.
Other alternatives would be carpooling to school. This can all help to improve the air quality of where we live.
The Alexander College Green Committee regularly organizes a variety of ‘Go Green’ events and initiatives on campus! Among some of the events that have been hosted include the ‘Grow Your Own Plant’ and ‘Beach Clean Ups’.
Involve yourselves in the AC campus events and meet like-minded individuals at the same time!
Recycling your waste is a habit that we should all practice towards living a more sustainable lifestyle. At Alexander College, we have multiple recycling bins and information that students can access in order to make informed recycling decisions.
By recycling our waste and by purchasing recyclable material, we are doing our part to reduce landfill.
Don’t know how to recycle? No worries! Watch our special AC Green Committee Recycling video:
A huge part of being environmentally friendly is by being well informed. One way to make an informed decision is by being aware and making greener choices everyday:
Some ways to do that is by:
Play an active role in changing the landscape of going green on campus by joining a club that is about sustainability and the environment!
Here at Alexander College, we have the AC Green Committee that strives to engage students to live greener lives! They run weekly meetings between staff and students and would love more student representatives and volunteers!
Interested in joining the AC Green Committee? Contact Olivia at email@example.com