Sustainability News & Events

March 28 event explores local and global perspectives on plastic waste

The United Nations predicts there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish by 2050. That’s a fine kettle of fish! Join us for a special event on March 28 exploring this important health and environmental issue. Featuring documentary screening of THE SMOG OF THE SEA, Talk and photo exhibit by kayak guide, Jennifer MacLatchy, presentation by Valley Waste Resource Management and a public announcement from Acadia University and the Acadia Students' Union.

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We're hiring an energy management intern

Are you under 30 and a recently graduated mechanical, electrical or environmental engineer? We're hiring an Energy Projects Coordinator for a six month paid internship to work with the Facilities Management and Sustainability Team. Deadline to apply is Feb 9th, 2018. To learn more or to apply visit


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Be Inconvenient! Acadia presents An Inconvenient Sequel on Oct 26

Join us for a screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power and live webcast Q & A with former US Vice-President Al Gore on Thursday October 26th starting at 5:30 p.m. The event is part of Acadia Sustainability Week and is presented by the Acadia Sustainability Office, the ASU, the departments of Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Earth and Environmental Science with support from Community Development. Visit Sustainability Week 2017 Schedule for more event information.   

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