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Sustainability at Fleming

Fleming College continues to implement sustainability on and off-campus with help from our community, students and staff. Whether it's our centralized waste sorting system, energy-efficient buildings, or becoming the first college in Canada to ban bottled water sales on campus, we're continually making positive changes for a sustainable future.

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STARS Gold Rating

STARS gold rating for Fleming College

Fleming College has earned a STARS Gold Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.

Fleming’s STARS report is publicly available on the STARS website:

Sustainability on Campus

You can help create a more sustainable campus, whether you help with the community gardens, contribute to the year round free market or use alternative transportation, we have new and exciting opportunities for you to make a positive change.

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Sustainability in our Courses

You’ll find courses across all of our programs that integrate sustainability. In addition, all of our diploma programs have included Fleming’s Sustainability Learning Outcome in at least one required course.

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Sustainability in Our Buildings

We strive for sustainability in our built environment including energy-efficient learning spaces, upgrades to interior and exterior lights to LED, and utilizing renewable energy sources like geothermal and wind energy.

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Get Involved

Whether it’s donating used clothes to our Campus Free Market, helping our Waste Buddies program or tending to our pollinator gardens, there are lots of ways you can get involved in sustainable efforts on campus.

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