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Selkirk College students and staff are celebrating environmental leadership by marking five years of being a Fair Trade Designated Campus. The first college in Canada to be recognized in 2013, efforts to increase awareness and represent the movement continue throughout the region.

Selkirk College students and staff are celebrating environmental leadership by marking five years of being a Fair Trade Designated Campus. The first college in Canada to be recognized in 2013, efforts to increase awareness and represent the movement continue throughout the region.

With an eye on safety and sustainability, outdoor lighting on the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus has been taken to a new level with the installation of more than 100 luminaries and a computerized system that provides a model for the future.

With an eye on safety and sustainability, outdoor lighting on the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus has been taken to a new level with the installation of more than 100 luminaires and a computerized system that provides a model for the future.

Selkirk College Digs In for Audit of Campus Cafeteria Waste

As Selkirk College strives for sustainability, members of the Selkirk College Sustainability Committee and the Environment Club recently sorted through garbage and recycling bins on campus to determine how students and employees could be doing a better job at waste reduction.

Selkirk College’s aim to reduce its ecological footprint through sustainable practices has taken a further leap forward as the institution joins a global association recognizing such efforts.

Selkirk College continues to lead in the achievement of sustainability and has recently earned a STARS silver rating for its commendable efforts. The global Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has praised the local institution for its ongoing work.

A $10,000 grant from FortisBC has energized Selkirk College's quest for sustainability, joining together as leaders in the community.

Selkirk College and Fortis BC have partnered to help provide leadership in sustainability for our region. A grant from FortisBC will help the college take a closer look at energy use and setting new goals for reduction.