Humber College opens its doors

Humber Arboretum opens

Lighting reflectors installed

Reducing most fixtures from 4 tubes to 2.

Installed motion-sensors

In all classrooms and hallways on campus

Humber switches all lighting to T8

Saving 35% of the lighting energy.

Guelph Humber biowall constructed

Four-story biowall is a living breathing wall.

Ultra-efficient chiller plant starts operation

Opening of LEED gold Center for Urban Ecology

This building demonstrates how we can work towards creating a sustainable environment in our own urban spaces.

Sustainability Coordinating Committee formed

School and departmental Green Teams are also formed throughout the college.

LED lighting first used at Humber

Lakeshore building L green roof completed

Green roofs help with energy efficiency and reduce stormwater runoff. 

Humber hires a Sustainability Manager

Humber becomes a member of AASHE

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education supports campus sustainability internationally. 

Redesign of campus recycling bin signage

The Office of Sustainability worked with the AdCenter and Humber Graphic Design students to create an informative as well as fun way to recycle on campus.

Humber achieves Silver rating with STARS

Humber is first college in Ontario and third college in Canada to achieve this.

Humber presents Sustainability Plan 2014-2019

This is the college's first 5 year Sustainability Plan 2014-2019.

Humber Designated Gold Smart Commute Workplace 2015 & 2016

We are committed to promoting and supporting sustainable and accessible travel options. 

Humber named one of Canada's Greenest Employers 2016