At SAIT we are working towards a greener campus to help reduce our ecological footprint. From large campus wide initiatives to small department specific goals, together we are working towards creating a positive environment around us.
Our schools are proud to participate in working towards a greener campus by creating in house initiatives and programs that help to educate students on sustainability and ecology.
School of Manufacturing and Automation
The School of Manufacturing and Automation recycles materials such as scrap metal to help reduce waste. The revenue received from the recycled materials goes back into program budgets to aid in the purchase of more materials. In 2018 approximately 270,800 lbs of scrap metal was recycled.
School of Construction
The School of Construction provides an in-house recycling program for extra waste materials such as sawdust.
MacPhail School of Energy
MacPhail School of Energy assists in green education by offering full time programs that will aid students in responding to global environmental issues including,
- Water quality monitoring and inspection
- Pollution and contamination idenitification
- Protection and conservation of the natural environment
School of Transportation
With many different programs focused on the automotive industry, extra materials such as tires are the left over result of result of training and education. The School of Transportation has implemented a tire recycling program to help mitigate the amount of materials brought to the landfill.