Acadia Sustainability Office

Tap Water Campaign Orientation Week 2012

About Us

The Acadia Sustainability Office was created to help advance sustainability initiatives at the university. Working with both university administration and academic departments, the office supports sustainability initiatives accross campus and in the community. Activities of the Acadia Sustainability Office are focused in several areas of sustainability including waste, water, energy and climate change, transportation and food. Our work involves student education and engagement, campus operations, community outreach and provincial partnerships.

Sustainability News

The Government of Nova Scotia has lifted restrictions on community gardens. This is good news, however, the Acadia Community Farm will remain closed for the time being until operations plans and safety protocols have been reviewed and updated for the season. Please check back for updates.

Dump & Run, scheduled for Saturday April 25th, 2020 has been cancelled as a result of directives regarding large event restrictions due to COVID-19. Alternatives for selling or recycling of usable items include the following: Kijiji, Facebook Marketplace, Afterwear and more. Visit https://sustainability.acadiau.ca/dump-and-run.html for more details.

Are you an Acadia student interested in waste management and plastics on campus? We are hiring a Waste Management Program Assistant to help develop and deliver a waste education and engagement campaign on campus funded by WWF-Canada. Visit Job Postings for more information and apply by March 31st.