One of the core commitments at Selkirk College is environmental sustainability and a recent solar energy project at the Castlegar Campus is a shining example of the post-secondary is leading the way in the region when it comes to solutions for the future.
One of the foundations of daily operation at Selkirk College finding ways to minimize the environmental footprint on our campuses. Results from a new report show that progress is being made through the efforts of many.
During the heart of winter, students and staff at Selkirk College took on the challenge to take personal steps towards lowering energy use. The results from the BC Cool Campus Challenge are in and the college has emerged as a leader in sustainability efforts.
The importance of reducing Selkirk College's ecological footprint and leading by example in the region is illustrated in the latest addition to the vehicle fleet that carries with it a trend that will continue to build in the coming years.
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 luminaires and a computerized system that provides a model for the future.