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Sustainability Pledge

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!

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Volunteer with Us

We are always looking for student volunteers to become sustainable leaders!

There are many ways you can participate.

View current volunteer and leadership opportunities »

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Submit an Idea

Think you’ve got a great idea to enhance sustainability at Mohawk? Submit it to the Sustainability Initiatives Fund (SIF) Idea Bank. You could win $500 and have your idea implemented on campus!

Submit your idea to the Idea Bank » 


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.

Get Support

If you’re a current Mohawk student who needs funding for a sustainability project or for an off-campus educational opportunity (such as a conference, work placement, etc.), you can apply for funding of up to $1,000 through the Sustainability Initiatives Fund (SIF) Microgrants program. 

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Learn more about SIF Microgrants »

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Living Planet @ Campus by WWF-Canada supports you in becoming a leader in sustainability and helping nature thrive on campus and in your community. Sign-up and choose from campus actions like shoreline clean-ups and Earth Hour. You can lead an activity, join one or even design your own.


We're here to help. Contact sustainability [at] (subject: Living%20Planet%20%40%20Campus%20Action) for support bringing your action to life!


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

Climate Change Management for Business Micro-Course

Climate Change Management for Business is a flexible and free micro-course. Learn about climate change and gain the knowledge necessary for helping businesses manage it. Available free on e-learn (click on "open course offerings").

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)

Collaborative Experiential Learning (CEL)

The Collaborative Experiential learning (CEL) program partners students with local businesses to work on smart, creative solutions to their greenhouse gas emission challenges and other sustainability problems.

Find out how you can participate in the CEL program.

E-mail sustainability [at]

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 » 

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 » 

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 » 


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