Acadia Sustainability Office

About Us

The Acadia Sustainability Office was created to advance sustainability initiatives at the university. Working with both the university administration and academic departments, the office supports sustainability initiatives across 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

Wolfville, NS - Acadia is participating in a national campaign, called No Mow May, in partnership with the Blomidon Naturalists Society. The campaign calls for land and homeowners to delay mowing in the spring to support pollinators.  

Acadia Dump & Run remains suspended until further notice. Thank you for your understanding as we continue to work to keep our campus and community safe. Please visit the Acadia COVID-19 website for more information about restrictions on campus.

(Wolfville, NS) -- Dr. Peter Ricketts, Acadia University President and Vice-Chancellor, signed the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Accord (SDG Accord) on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, on behalf of the institution. Acadia became the first Canadian university to commit to the United Nations goals by signing the SDG Accord.