We aim to improve Capilano University’s campus by reducing our environmental impact and applying sustainable practices wherever possible.

CapU's sustainability mission

We actively encourage sustainable behaviours from students, employees and the community by:

  • Promoting awareness, taking local action and thinking globally
  • Adhering to environmental laws
  • Preventing and reducing campus pollution
  • Avoiding, reducing, reusing, recycling and reclaiming waste
  • Conserving energy and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Setting targets and reviewing performance

Check out CapU's Sustainability Policy (pdf).

Upcoming sustainability events

CapU hosts many interactive and informative sustainability events, from film screenings to field trips. Past events include BC Bear Day, seed planting events and bird house building. Be sure to join us at our next event.

Sustainability awards and recognition

Members of the CapU community have been recognized for their sustainability contributions. Employees often speak at events, give presentations and volunteer in the community. Contact us if you have an upcoming event or opportunity where you need some assistance. We welcome the chance to help out if we can.

Get involved with sustainability today!

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