Happy Reading Week!
We are excited to keep you up-to-date with all the latest news about sustainable events, volunteer opportunities, and initiatives happening within the Carleton community.

Have a sustainability-related event that you'd like to share? Feel free to submit it by emailing
Applications for Sustainability Advisory Council

Are you interested in climate action and sustainability? Do you want to help our student union be greener and push for a more sustainable Carleton? The Sustainability Advisory Council encourages students to work collaboratively with CUSA and Carleton University to incorporate cleaner policies and practices in areas like energy, transportation, food, and waste. Interested in applying? Applications close at 6pm on Friday, October 25. Apply at

Apply Here
Carleton Fair Trade Campus week

From October 28 – November 1, Carleton University will be celebrating the fair trade movement and Fairtrade certified products during Fair Trade Campus Week 2019 (FTCW19). As part of a national campaign represented by over 70 campuses across 10 provinces, Carleton University supports sustainable livelihoods and living income for farmers and workers of the Global South through its promotion of Fairtrade. 

Take a look at the calendar of amazing events hosted by Carleton Dining and the Fairtrade Carleton club next week! 

Get involved with Sustainability Carleton!
Carleton University is working on ways to engage staff and students to integrate sustainability in all facets of campus life, and to encourage a culture of sustainability at Carleton. To do this, we would like to have more student engagement on campus regarding sustainability.

Ways to get involved:
1) Get featured! We would like to feature student groups on campus that demonstrates a commitment to promoting sustainability on campus and in communities (e.g., food security, sustainable energy, nature-based activities, etc.). Environment student groups will get a feature on the Carleton sustainability website, and get promoted on our social media and our newsletter.

Email with the subject titled 'Sustainable club submission' and include the following:
  • Photo of the logo or group
  • Short description of the club (100 words max)
  • Contact information (email address, website, social media links)
2) Have a sustainability-related event? If you have an event that focuses on a sustainable initiative (e.g., raising money to fund a sustainable project/charity, a sustainability fair, zero-waste week, etc.). This event can be posted on the official Carleton Sustainability website, social media, and newsletter.

Email with the subject titled 'Sustainable event submission' and include the following:
  • Short description of the event (100 words max)
  • Optional: promotional graphics of the event
  • Links to the event & contact information
3) Apply to be on the Sustainability Advisory Council here.
Sustainability Movie Night

When: Friday, November 8th, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Richcraft Hall, Singhal Family Theatre

Sustainability Carleton and Dining Services are hosting a FREE movie night with popcorn and drinks available. How to let go of the world showcases documentarian Josh Fox (“Gasland”) travelling the globe to meet with global climate change “warriors” who are committed to reversing the tide of global warming. Funny and tragic, inspiring and enlightening, the film examines the intricately woven forces that threaten the stability of the planet and the lives of its inhabitants.

Join us for what promises to be an engaging evening on the topic of climate change.

Register Here
Carleton University is committed to embedding continuous environmental and sustainable improvement to further enhance performance in all our operations. A commitment to sustainability allows for us to reduce our collective impact while ensuring that both existing and future generations of students, staff and faculty continue to enjoy our unique campus.
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