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Volunteer with Us

The Green Team is a group of student volunteers with a collective interest in sustainability initiatives at Mohawk, promoting greener actions and learning about a variety of sustainability topics along the way. For more details check out the Green Team volunteer listing

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Sustainability Leadership Program

Employers and communities need sustainability leaders! Learn how to become a sustainability-focused leader at home, work, and in your community. The Sustainability Leadership Program is available for free on My Canvas and you can earn credit towards your Co-Curricular Record!

Sustainability Pledge

Whether you’re an expert recycler or just getting started – the Sustainability Pledge can help you find ways to green your routine. Take the pledge and become part of Mohawk’s sustainability community!

Take the Pledge!

Get Recognized

Co-Curricular Record (CCR)

Your Co-Curricular Record helps you track all your non-credit activities during your time at Mohawk College. 

Living Planet Leader Designation (WWF-Canada) 

The Living Planet Leader designation recognizes the skills and experiences you collect while studying for your professional career that demonstrate your understanding and commitment to sustainability.

Academics and Experiential Learning

Whether you are a prospective student, current student, or a professional, Mohawk offers opportunities to formally integrate sustainability into your learning.

Current Students

General Education Electives

General Education courses are those designed to broaden your academic base, extending your education beyond the main focus of your program of studies. Most students will be allowed to choose two or three General Education Electives from a menu of courses. The following are some courses which touch on the social, environmental and/or economic aspects of sustainability:

  • First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Perspectives
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Impacts of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
  • Introduction to Globalization
  • Social Entrepreneurship

Please note there are no guarantee that these courses will be available in every semester. 
Learn more about these and other General Education Electives.

Enactus Mohawk

Do you have an idea for a sustainable company or service that can help improve the lives of others? Want to do something that will help implement the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals? Join Enactus Mohawk.

Enactus Mohawk fosters innovation and entrepreneurship by providing you with the tools you need to make a positive impact in your community. As part of Enactus Mohawk, you’ll join the global Enactus network of students, experts and academics, and receive funding support that will help you take action and implement your ideas.

Email the Enactus Mohawk Faculty Advisors for more details: andrea.johnson4 [at] (Andrea Johnson) or natalie.reid [at] (Natalie Reid)

Continuing Education

Local Food Procurement

Learn how to bring fresh, local food to our public institutions. 

  • Designed for professionals working in procurement and food services at public institutions
  • Completed online in four hours or less
  • Cost effective

Learn more Local Food Procurement » 

Sustainable Local Foods Certificate

Learn about the need for sustainable local foods! Understand the production, processing, preparation, procurement and distribution of sustainable local foods.

Learn more Sustainable Local Foods Certificate » 

Full-Time Programs

Energy Systems Engineering Technology

  • Gain integrated skill sets that will position you well for a variety of employment opportunities tied to various electrical energy systems.
  • Study sustainability topics including clean energy sources such as wind, solar/photovoltaic, solar thermal and hybrid electric technologies and strategies for conservation and management of clean energy supported by microgrids and distributed energy systems.
  • Experience a unique program introducing a multi-disciplinary approach that focuses on the generation, capture, storage, and distribution of energy and their integration.

Learn more » 

Environmental Technician

Be part of the solution by exploring the technology and science geared toward protecting the environment and human health.

Learn more » 


Upcoming events

  • "Free Bike Tune Ups!"

    Free Bike Tune Ups!

    – 2:00 pm
    Jun 25

    In celebration of Bike Month this June, Mohawk Sustainability is offering FREE bike tune-ups on Tuesday, June 25th from 11am-2pm (Drop-in). Tune-ups are available on a first-come-first-served basis and will involve a safety check and basic repairs (no replacement parts).

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