Acadia Sustainability Office

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May visit to Acadia

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

Join us for a public presentation on environmental racism by Ingrid R. G. Waldron based on her recent book, There's Something In The Water. The event is free and open to the public on Monday November 4th at 7:00 PM in the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre auditorium.  

Eating local is now easier and greener at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The Growcer is an out-of-the-box local food solution located steps away from the dining hall. Acadia partnered with its food service provider Chartwells to bring the hydroponic, vertical growing system housed inside a re-purposed shipping container to campus.

Acadia University and the Town of Wolfville are co-hosting a residential solar information session with Solar Nova Scotia on Wednesday November 13th from 7-9 PM in the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre classroom. The event is free and open to all.