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Get Involved

Fleming College encourages involvement in sustainability through a Green Campus, Green Community and Green Culture approach with our students and staff .We have exciting events, activities as well as Co-Curricular record opportunities happening throughout the school year. Whether it's donating used clothes to our Campus Free Market, helping with our Waste Buddies program or tending to our pollinator gardens, there are a lot of ways to learn and practice sustainability skills on campus.

Do you have some ideas to improve sustainability culture on campus and in our community? Come visit us, we want to hear from you!


Upcoming Events

For upcoming events visit: Fleming College Office of Sustainability


Getting Involved On and Off Campus

Current Co-Curricular Record (CCR)

Opportunities which focuses on Sustainability practices include:

  • Campus Tree Planting
  • Ecosystem Work bee
  • Campus Clean Up
  • Waste diversion Initiative
  • Frost Students for Sustainability
  • Hatchery Support
  • Living Planet Campus Leader

Students must be prepared to commit to 4 – 8 hours of volunteer work to earn CCR credit. Check in with the Office of Sustainability staff for further details.


Enactus

Enactus provides students with leadership opportunities, engagement and ways to help combat promote sustainability on campus. Sustainable projects include:

  • The seeds of change workshop series
  • Enactus Fleming reads ft. textbooks for change
  • Enactus Fleming Feast
  • Enactus Garden

Join the Students for Sustainability (Frost Campus)

The Students for Sustainability (SFS) is the student-led grassroots group at Fleming's Frost Campus which meet on a weekly basis to build awareness and action on improving our individual and collective carbon footprint.

FREE workshops offered by the SFS include:

  • Vermicomposting
  • Plant- based recipes
  • Seed starting
  • Earth art exhibitions
  • Eco friendly gift wrapping
SFS Sustainable Campaigns include:

  • Frost Campus Apiary
  • Supporting the ban of bottled water

Workshops and initiatives are driven by student’s interests, knowledge and skills which align with Fleming College Sustainability plan and promote the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals. For more information, drop by the SFS office next to the Frost library in room.


Frost Students Association (FSA)

The Frost Students Association is a not for profit organization that serves students at both our Frost and Haliburton campus. So many of the FSA events and projects are linked to sustainability naturally!

FSA services include:

  • Monthly good food box
  • Shuttle service
  • Fun volunteer team
  • Auk’s Lodge student centre
  • Fitness facility

Connect with the FSA or contact FSASustainabilityDirector@flemingcollege.ca


Living Planet @ Campus

Get started on making an impact today and join Living Planet @ Campus. Open to students, staff, and sustainability professionals.

Activities include:

  • Earth hour
  • Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
  • Living Planet Leader
  • Smart Campus Challenge

Living Planet @ Work

Bring sustainability into your workplace through Living Planet @ Work - a free program offered by WWF-Canada.

Program services include:

  • Free tools
  • Support to empower and engage employees
  • Green business ideas
  • Strategic guidance to help integrate sustainability into your workplace

Sustainable Peterborough $500 Award for Graduating Students

The Office of Sustainability is pleased to announce that Sustainable Peterborough is sponsoring a first-time ever award to recognize graduating students for Sustainability Knowledge and Experience.

Download your application and submit it to sustainability@flemingcollege.ca by April 30th, 2020

Student Award Application


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