Sustainability

Welcome (Back): RRC Polytech Green Guide 2022

August 30, 2022

As the new school year starts many are coming to RRC Polytech for the first time, and many are returning after a long time away. So, to help your transition, here’s a roundup of what you need to know about being sustainable on campus.

Greening Your Campus Commute

If you are coming to campus, there are many options for traveling sustainably and the College is working actively to support you in choosing those options.  Below are some tips to help you plan your transit or bike trip to campus.

Working Towards a Zero Waste Campus

We’ve got a variety of programs to divert materials from the landfill and give them another useful life. But, we can’t do it without you! Here are some ways you can help us in our work towards becoming a Zero Waste Campus:

Find out more about our integrated waste and recycling program.

Eco Mug

Don’t forget your reusable mug when you go to fill up on coffee or tea – prevent a disposable coffee cup going to the landfill and save yourself 10 cents!

Water

A woman wearing a mask filling a reusable mug at a water bottle fill station
Fill up your reusable water bottle at one of our many bottle fill stations

There are more than 50 water bottle filling stations located in convenient locations around most of our campuses. Save money and the environment this year by filling your reusable water bottle with cold, filtered water at one of these stations.

Connect With Us

Our Sustainability Team holds many events throughout the year. To keep up to date with our latest news, get involved with us, or learn more about how to make your campus life more sustainable: find us on Facebook, Instagram and subscribe to our blog.