Campaign: Sustainability Vision and Action Plan

Install water fountains with water bottle filling capability

More fountains should be outfitted with the capability to fill water bottles easily. Along with the current types being tested around campus, there are other kinds, many of which are simpler in design requiring fewer parts and electronics. Simpler methods could prove useful for widespread adoption of the idea.

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Green Stormwater Management

Increase green stormwater infrastructure on campus through development of green alleyways, increased rooftop gardens and more permeable surfaces (reducing overall heat island effect as well).

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Test, identify and eliminate sources of waste water pollution

Test the waste water leaving McGill campus, identify any pollutants, identify sources of these pollutants, eliminate or mitigate these sources. Inact measures/education schemes to prevent these types of pollutants from entering the sewers.

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Water bottle fill stations in libraries

Install water bottle fill stations in all the libraries to make it easier to use reusable bottles.

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Water Conservation

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

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The Half Full Initiative

It is a question we ask everyday. It is our raison d'ĂȘtre. What if we could enjoy life and help the planet without compromise? "The Half Full Initiative" is the response to (i) the environmental damage caused by the bottled beverage industry and (ii) the unnecessarily high-priced drinks that are sold to us on a daily basis. Members of the McGill Community should be proud to know that we are Launching within the McGill ...more »

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