Be the Change –- At Your Workplace

Anything you can do needs to be done, so pick up the tool of your choice and get started. Ben Linder

Green Tip

White glue is compostable. Yes you can! Try it yourself!



Facilities Management Division
University of Saskatchewan University Services Building
110 Maintenance Road
Saskatoon SK
Canada S7N 5C5

sustainability@usask.ca



Connecting the dots...


Megan Van Buskirk, president of the Environmental Studies Students’ Association (ESSA), and Monica Enns, U of S Waste Reduction Coordinator, prepare the delicious results of a pedal-powered blender: smoothies!

Work Green

The Office of Sustainability is currently developing a program to help workplaces throughout campus identify and initiative sustainability initiatives. It is anticipated that the pilot project for this program will be launched in early 2014.

Sustainable Meetings and Conferences Guide

The Office of Sustainability is currently developing a program to help workplaces throughout campus identify and initiate sustainability initiatives. It is anticipated the pilot project for this program will be launched in 2013.

The Office of Sustainability has developed a “Sustainable Meetings and Conferences Guide.” This guide provides practical assistance to anyone on campus wishing to host a meeting or conference with sustainability in mind. Sustainable Meetings and Conferences Guide

Any comments and suggestions for the guide are appreciated. We hope that with input from the campus community we can continue to make changes and improvements to address the changing needs of our campus.

Sustainable Purchasing Guide

The Office of Sustainability has developed a "Sustainable Purchasing Guide" This guide provides practical assistance to anyone on campus wishing to purchase with sustainability in mind. Sustainable Purchasing Guide

Any comments and suggestions for the guide are appreciated. We hope that with input from the campus community we can continue to make changes and improvements to address the changing needs of our campus.

Energy Awareness Training Sessions

The Office of Sustainability offers free Energy Awareness Training Session for any interested colleges, departments, divisions or units on campus. The half-day session includes:

  • Info on current energy initiatives on campus
  • Info on simple methods to reduce energy consumption
  • On-site demonstrations
  • Links to on-campus resource

For more information check out our brochure

Sustainable Summer Camps Guide

The Office of Sustainability has developed a “Sustainable Summer Camps Guide .” This guide provides practical assistance to anyone on campus who wishes to run a summer camps or training program with sustainability in mind.

Any comments and suggestions for the guide are appreciated. We hope that with input from the campus community we can continue to make changes and improvements to address the changing needs of our campus.