Royal Roads nominated for WS Chamber award

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By: 
Jean Macgregor

Royal Roads University has been nominated for the 2014 WestShore Chamber of Commerce Environmental Stewardship Award, awarded to a business providing eco-friendly/aware products or services.

One of Royal Roads’ strategic goals is to demonstrate leadership in sustainability for the stewardship of our historic lands. To that end, we have made much progress to lighten our environmental impact here while we continue to grow.

 Recent successes include:

  • a 22% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
  • a 63% waste diversion rate
  • energy upgrades
  • new transit services to campus
  • upgraded campus pathways
  • cycling infrastructure
  • new recycling units
  • a new bike rental program

 The 2014 Best of the WestShore Awards will be hosted at Olympic View Golf Course Oct. 24.