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Integrated Gardening Committee

Around campus there are several initiatives concerning gardening and beautification including but not limited to Edible Campus and Campus Crops. I propose a committee/ council in direct communication with the admin concerning use of space be crated to focus and streamline gardening efforts on campus. This committee could coordinate efforts between campus and the community and help us take full advantage of the suitable ...more »

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agriculture

McGill could be the ideal institution to develop rooftop gardening technologies. This could be a multidisciplinary project including the engineering, architecture, and agricultural faculties to design and implement the multiple technologies to develop prototypes of rooftop gardening for Montreal's acres of flat top roofs.

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Better building

Create a policy that all new university construction and/or renovation is done to at least LEED Silver standard.

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Energy Management

From LSE Environmental Policy 2011:

 

Reduce consumption and increase efficiency of energy use in buildings and equipment

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Mac campus opportunities

Mac campus is unique and offers opportunities for innovation not present downtown--in buildings, energy, food, waste, creating sustainable systems... Take advantage of these!

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Sustainable Buildings and Refurbishments

Set the highest standards for sustainable building and refurbishment projects.

 

Commit to One Planet Living Principals http://www.oneplanetliving.org/index.html

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create a historical retrofit plan

Create a historical retrofit plan to target retrofitting all buildings on the Downtown and Macdonald Campuses.

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