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Title: www.humber.ca/sustainability


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OCFMA Spring Conference October 29, 2013 Spencer
Wood, Associate Director Maintenance and
Operations Lindsay Walker, Sustainability Manager
www.humber.ca/sustainability
_at_SustainHumber
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Sustainability
  • Meeting contemporary needs without compromising
    the ability of future generations to satisfy
    their needs.
  • - UN World Commission on Environment and
    Development, 1987

In Humbers 2013-2018 Strategic plan,
Sustainability is one of our 6 values, and there
is a success outcome Humber has embraced a
comprehensive sustainability strategy that is
embedded in our integrated planning and resource
allocation model
3
OverviewSustainability Engagement at Humber
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Sustainability at Humber Present
  • We are Building Engagement through

5
Sustainability at Humber STARS
  • AASHE Association for the Advancement of
    Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Humber became a member in August 2012
  • STARS Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and
    Rating System
  • Widely adopted throughout North America
  • Provides a meaningful, transparent,
    self-reporting framework for colleges and
    universities to measure their sustainability
    performance

You can only manage what you measure.
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Sustainability at Humber STARS
  • STARS There are four main categories to earn
    credits

Education and Research Co-Curricular Education Curriculum Research Operations Buildings Climate Dining Services Energy Grounds Purchasing Transportation Waste Water
Planning, Administration Engagement Coordination Planning Diversity and Affordability Human Resources Investment Public Engagement Innovation These credits recognize Creative and innovative strategies implemented on campuses Areas where a campus has exceeded credit criteria
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Sustainability at Humber STARS
  • First college in Ontario and third college in
    Canada!

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Sustainability at Humber STARS
See tangible work on the commitment Humber has
made to sustainability
Raise awareness about sustainability throughout
college
Sparks communication and collaboration throughout
the college
BUILDING ENGAGEMENT
BUILDING ENGAGEMENT
Provides rigorous, nationally recognized
assessment framework
Benchmark with peers
Supports achievement of strategic goals
Makes information on what Humber does publicly
available, easily accessible to everyone
Use information from STARS results supporting
information for new initiatives
Incorporate STARS initiatives into courses,
projects
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Sustainability at Humber STARS
  • Whats involved

10
Sustainability at Humber STARS
  • Some of the tough stuff
  • Curriculum inventory
  • Student volunteers to read course outlines
  • Yard waste numbers (we did track it previously)
  • Vehicle mileage (we tracked, but it needed
    updating)
  • You dont know (to ask) what you dont know
  • Collecting student volunteer hours
  • Getting others to understand the full breadth of
    sustainability e.g. Human Rights

11
Sustainability at Humber Communication and
Engagement
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Sustainability at Humber Communication and
Engagement
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Green Team Events!
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Sustainability at Humber Curriculum and
Partnerships
  • Approach Act as a Catalyst
  • The more we communicate and engage, the more
    momentum grows, and the more we can do

15
Sustainability at Humber Curriculum and
Partnerships
  • Recycling and Waste Management
  • Curriculum Partnership 2013 recycling campaign
    created by graphic design students
  • Operations Partnership Work collaboratively with
    food services, cleaning and hauler

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Sustainability at Humber Curriculum and
Partnerships
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Sustainability at Humber Curriculum
  • Now
  • Business students researching on-site composting
    technologies
  • Future
  • SEBT students to do energy auditing
  • Event Planning students run events (?)
  • Faculty connection
  • Asking directly how sustainability could be
    integrated (through Deans, Associate Deans)

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Sustainability at Humber Future
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Thank you!
  • Questions?
  • To find out more go to our website, email us and
    follow us on twitter!

Website www.humber.ca/sustainability Email
sustainability_at_humber.ca
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