University of Alberta
Location: 116 St and 85 Ave, Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3
Size of student body: 38,290 (2010)

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Sustainability Office

The Office of Sustainability was conceived and endorsed by the Board of Governors in 2008 to bring a formal structure to the University of Alberta’s campus sustainability initiative. It is lead by the University Sustainability Officer supported by a team of directors, staff, student interns and volunteers.

Office of Sustainability
2-06 North Power Plant (beside Dewey’s)
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta  T6G 2N2

http://www.sustainability.ualberta.ca/CampusInitiatives.

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Environmental/Social Justice Student Clubs

Name of Club: Sustain SU
Type of Club: Learning and services about sustainability on campus
Funding: Student Union
Email(s):sustain@su.ualberta.ca
Website:http://www.su.ualberta.ca/services/sustainsu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uasusustain/info

Name of Club: APIRG 
Type of Club: Transform social concern into effective research, education and collective action.
Funding: Student run, student union
Email: apirg@ualberta.ca
Website: http://apirg.org/

Name of Club: ESCA
Type of Club: Transform social concern into effective research, education and collective action.
Funding: Student run, student union
Phone: 780-492-9925, or leave a comment on their website
Website: http://uofaecsa.wordpress.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/55344630032/

Name of Club: Campus Vert
Open to all staff and students who are looking to increase respect on the environment
Email: clynch1@ualberta.ca

Name of Club: Commerce Energy and Environment Group
Open to all Business and Economic students of UA

Name of Club: Energy Club 
The University of Alberta Energy Club is open to all students and staff who are interested in learning about the energy industry and its impact
Founded: 2008
Email: Babatunde Olateju president.grad@energyclub.ca
Website: http://www.energyclub.ca

Name of Club: Forest Society
Type of Club: Student run, promotes practice of good forest stewardship
Email: uofafs@ualberta.ca

Name of Club: Greenpeace on Campus 
Type of Club: Student activists and supporters on devastation of tar sands on campus
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/19638732966/

Name of Club: Lister Hall Student’s Association Environmental Committee
Email: Samuel Wright – president@lhsa.ualberta.ca
Website: http://lhsa.ca/

Name of Club: STAND
Type of Club: Lobbies the Government to help end the genocide in Sudan

Name of Club: Students Against Global Apathy (SAGA)
Type of Club: non profit student organization, educates about global poverty
Email: question.saga@gmail.com
Website: http://www.ualberta.ca/~saga/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SAGAedmonton

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ENVIRONMENTAL/SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDENT INITIATIVES

Name of Initiative: Campus Eco-House 
3 Person student residence based on sustainable living
Managed by: Residence Service on Campus
Founded: 1999
Email: ecohouse@ualberta.ca.
Website: http://www.uofaweb.ualberta.ca/ecohouse/

Name of Initiative: Campus Food Bank
Founded: 1991
Model: Registered Charity, distributes food items to all members of the university and it’s community
Email: foodbank@ualberta.ca
Website: http://campusfoodbank.com/about-us/

Name of Initiative: Eco Car
Developing a zero emissions vehicle and promoting environmental awareness
Email: Matthew Sponiar,matthew.sponiar@ualberta-ecocar.ca
Website: http://www.ualberta-ecocar.ca

Name of Initiative: End Malaria Initiative
Type of Club: Partnered with different organizations, student run group
Email emiuofa@ualberta.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EMIUofA?fref=ts

Name of Initiative: Bike Library
Type of Club: Project of Sustain SU Club, gives out free bikes to students and staff

Name of Initiative: Reusable Dish Program
Type of Club: Project of Sustain SU Club, reusable plates in order to promote waste reduction

Name of Initiative: Farmer’s Market
Type of Club: Project of Sustain SU Club, fresh food available to campus and community members, runs bi-weekly throughout the year

Name of Initiative: Water Refill Stations
Type of Club: Run by the Students Union, stations include an automated, spill-free bottle refill system

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FUNDING SOURCES AVAILABLE

Not Included. Contact the Sustainability Office or University of Alberta’s Student Union