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Alan Griffiths
Sustainability Manager
Call: 905-575-1212

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Gloria Montes
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Call: 905-575-2210

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What's New at the Sustainability Office

Fennell Orchard
Spring Pruning Workshop

Saturday May 9, 2015 
9:30am - 3:00pm

The Sustainability Office is offering a FREE one day workshop in partnership with Environment Hamilton and Orchard People. The workshop includes a hands-on, on-site pruning exercise in the Fennell Orchard. 

Participants will learn about:

Spaces are limited! RSVP to to reserve your spot!

Upcoming Earth Day Events in our Community

The 19th Annual Tree Planting Festival


Earth Day Hamilton - Burlington is a volunteer based non-profit organization. They envision a community where every day is Earth Day. This year "Earth Day - Hamilton - Burlington" is hosting it's annual tree planting festival. Join your community in support the plantation of 1000 trees. Enjoy the festival's live music, exhibits, and birds of prey.


Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Churchill Park

Planting gets underway at 10:00am; Festival starts at 11:00am.

* No registration necessary: Show up and join, wear boots, bring your own reusable water container.

The Escarpment Project Annual Clean-up


The Escarpment Project is one of the largest volunteer environmental clean up events in Hamilton. The community is invited to participate by cleaning up litter, handing out supplies, or hiking and video taping the event. The goal of the escarpment project is to remove all litter and debris within the forests and trails to return it to its natural beauty.

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Locations: Click Here for list of project locations

The Escarpment Project welcomes volunteers!

You are officially invited to GET INVOLVED for the annual clean up.

EMP 2.0: Raising the Bar on Sustainability at Mohawk! 

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Mohawk College is committed to conducting business in ways which positively impact people, the environment and the economy. As momentum builds at the individual, community, national and international levels, Mohawk will continue to be a leader in the sustainability movement.

The Environmental Management Plan update (EMP 2.0) reaffirms Mohawk’s commitment to reducing its impact on the environment, and ensures social and financial resiliency while providing opportunities to engage staff, students and the community in an ever-growing culture of sustainability. EMP 2.0 will continue to act as the leading policy document and blueprint that will play a vital role in Mohawk's future success, as the sustainability movement progresses from a grassroots movement to a global reality.

Mohawk raises the bar with updated Environmental Management Plan from Communications and Media on Vimeo.

At Mohawk College, Environmental Sustainability is one component of our overall sustainability efforts

Along with social and financial sustainability, our environmental sustainability is a cornerstone of our Strategic Plan. We feel it is our responsibility to work alongside our community, businesses, other Colleges and Universities, and individuals to promote environmental awareness and sustainability. For decades, we have been reducing our impact on the planet and as we move forward, we are creating policies that ensure a prosperous future for generations to come.

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