October 4, 2018
Every day, we produce unnecessary waste by using single-use plastics and discarding food we no longer want. On Friday, September 21st, Lindsey Walker, the sustainability manager at Humber, visited our Event Execution class. Lindsey attended the class to discuss how Humber strives to be green and to help them prepare for an upcoming project.
The event execution class will be putting on an event for faculty members in late November on sustainability and how to incorporate it into their teaching. Lindsey provided the class with some knowledge on substitutions that can be made to make the event itself more sustainable such as offering locally sourced food and not handing out plastic water bottles.
Humber strives to be conscious of the effect it has on the planet and are constantly looking for ways to reduce its carbon footprint. By doing so, we have proudly received Canada’s Greenest Employers award for three consecutive years. This award is given out to employers who create environmental awareness throughout their organization, have created unique environmental initiatives, the extent of employee involvement in these initiatives, etc. The use of solar panels, the honey bee project, the Humber Food Learning Garden and the water refill stations are just a few projects Humber has implemented to make a difference in our community.
Thank you, Lindsey, for sharing your wisdom on sustainability with us! cs and discarding food we no longer want.