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Leading with Social Justice to Advance Sustainability: Learning from Indigenization

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

Early in 2020 the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) adopted its first Sustainability Vision. Building on a sustainability policy adopted in 2014, the vision leads with social justice and ...

  • Posted Nov. 15, 2021
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Sustainability Vision

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

Sustainability was a powerful theme throughout consultation for the development of the BCIT Strategic Plan 2019–2022 (Relevance. Reach. Renewal.). Building on this energy, we embarked on an intensive process ...


14 kW Installation at SW1 Gateway

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

The Gateway building is a three storey 5,280-square-metre structure on the Burnaby campus. The building, which officially opened in November 2011, is a LEED Gold project, featuring numerous energy ...

  • Posted July 15, 2021
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250 kW Solar Installation at Energy OASIS

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

The Energy OASIS facility is comprised of: a 250 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) parking canopy paired with a 500 kWhr lithium-ion battery energy storage system (BESS); two DC Fast Charge ...

  • Posted July 15, 2021
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Ecological Restoration on BCIT Burnaby Campus

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

The ecological restoration of Parking Lot O on the BCIT Burnaby campus is well under way. What was a gravel parking lot is being transformed into a landscaped natural area ...

  • Posted April 30, 2021
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BCIT Wood-Waste-to-Energy Project

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

In pursuit of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, showcasing environmentally-sustainable projects for widespread use, and incorporating sustainability more broadly in curriculum, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has created a closed-loop ...


BCIT’s Sustainable Infrastructure Project wins Envision Gold

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

The North Campus Infrastructure Project (NCIP) at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Burnaby, British Columbia, is an ambitious and forward-thinking initiative that leverages the opportunity of infrastructure ...


British Columbia (BC) Cool Campus Challenge

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • Thompson Rivers University (BC)
  • University of British Columbia Okanagan (BC)
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)
  • Selkirk College (BC)

The BC Cool Campus Challenge (the Challenge) was launched in 2019 as a province-wide energy conservation challenge led by five post-secondary institutions in British Columbia, Canada. This was the first ...


Sustainability Revolving Fund

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

The Revolving Fund for Sustainability Initiatives is a program which provides seed funding for BCIT schools and departments that wish to undertake energy/green initiatives. The funding is provided in ...


Operations and Academics Collaboration for Sustainability on Campus

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is Canada's premier polytechnic institution. It operates out of five campuses in western Canada, and it is oriented towards meeting the needs ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Ecological Restoration (BT)

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

The Bachelor Degree in Ecological Restoration provides graduates with a strong foundation in the methods available to restore a broad range of ecosystems that have been impacted by human influences ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Engineering Technology (BT)

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

The Environmental Engineering Technology program is intended to provide the additional skills and knowledge that engineering and science graduates require to successfully work on environmental assignments such as contaminated sites ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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The BCIT Factor Four Project

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

The goal of Factor Four at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is to reduce energy and material throughput by a factor of four (75%) in an area of ...


Incorporating Sustainability Across the Entire Curricula

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

In 2011, BCIT required all new and existing educational curricula to incorporate sustainability. This was achieved through a combination of changes in educational program development and review policies; capacity development ...