Sustainability – GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE GREEN PLAN PHASE I REPORT CARD

GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE GREEN PLAN PHASE I REPORT CARD
Issue   Target   2012 Results   Phase 2 Targets  
Waste Mgmt & Recycling Diversion: 70%
Reduce total per capita: 15%
Diversion: 63%Blue arrow pointing right
Reduced per capita: 28%check mark image
70% Diversion
RCO Award
Energy No net increase in GHG emissions
Increase energy efficiency
GHG Reduced: 19%check mark image
Efficiency increased: 10%check mark image
TBD: Energy Conservation and Management Plan
Reduce Photocopy Paper Consumption Decrease by 15% Reduction per capita: 23%check mark image
Overall reduction: 2%Blue arrow pointing right
New target reduction per capita
Reduce Publications Paper Use Decrease by 15% Print Calendar: - 53%
Viewbook: -125%check mark image
Con. Ed. Calendars: - 21%
Further reduction
Water Conservation Reduce water consumption on per square foot basis Consumption increase: 25%
Per sq. metre increase: 24%:Blue arrow pointing right
New target reduction per capita
Sustainable Transportation Encourage alternatives to conventional vehicle use Not measuredBlue arrow pointing right Put in place new measures and goals
Green Policies and Practices Policies align with sustainability commitments Green Purchasing Policy and Guidelines for: RFP’s, computers, FF&E and paper check mark image System to track %  of implementation
Food Services Model best practices Mostly achieved
(local food, minimize waste, nutritious foods, bottled water, fair trade) check mark image
Increase food diversion and local procurement
Housekeeping and Green Cleaning 95% Certified Green Products Most products are certifiedcheck mark image 100% certified
Chemical free cleaning
Greening the College Community Engage and Educate the College community Go Green Campaign
initial stagesBlue arrow pointing right
Need to increase awareness
Greening Academics & Curriculum Integrate Sustainability Education Plans to measure/track sustainability related/focused course outcomesBlue arrow pointing right Baseline for Measuring Sustainability Outcomes
Green Building Design Minimize eco-footprint of future and renovated buildings and development Waterfront Campus, New Student Residencecheck mark image Develop green guidelines for all renovations