Sustainability Coordinator Toolkits

The Sustainability Coordinator Toolkit provides Sustainability Coordinators (SCs) with UBC-specific resources to encourage sustainable behaviours in the workplace.

Each toolkit provides a quick topic overview, simple step-by-step instructions, ideas for feedback and recognition and links to other resources, to keep you and your colleagues informed, inspired and motivated.

Sustainability Coordinator Toolkits

Learn how to set up a battery and cell phone recycling program for your unit or building.

Carbon Footprint ReductionEnergy and Climate

UBC is legislated by the provincial government to demonstrate how we are reducing greenhouse gas emissions each year. Use this tool to learn more about UBC's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and actions we can all take to reduce our carbon footprint.

CompostingWaste Reduction

Help cut down the amount of organic waste that your unit sends to the landfill by participating in UBC Waste Management's composting program.

Deskside RecyclingWaste Reduction

Promote Waste Free UBC's motto of "My Waste, My Responsibility" by ensuring everyone in your unit has and effectively uses a Deskside Recycling Unit.

Fair Trade CoffeeSustainable Purchasing

Encourage your department members to purchase Fair Trade coffee for everyday consumption.

Green Event PlanningGreen Event Planning

From location selection and publicity, to waste reduction and event materials, use this tool to integrate more sustainable practices at your next UBC event.

Paper ReductionWaste Reduction

Implement paper smart strategies in your workplace.

Purchase Recycled PaperSustainable Purchasing

Help your department make the switch from virgin copy paper to copy paper that has at least 30% post consumer content, at no extra cost!

Reusable Takeout ContainersWaste Reduction

Promote the use of reusable coffee mugs, water bottles and tupperware to your colleagues by letting them know about incentives through UBC's mug discount, Eco-to-Go program and services like Waterfillz.

Sustainable CateringGreen Event Planning

Find tips on how to integrate sustainable menu choices and waste reduction practices into your next catered event at UBC.

As a Sustainability Coordinator you can help by educating your coworkers on their transportation alternatives.

Workplace Energy ConservationEnergy and Climate

Learn how you and your colleagues can reduce energy consumption in your department.