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Red River College Recognized as Green Canadian Employer

April 22, 2015 9:43 AM | News

By Sarah Klein

Red River CollegeWINNIPEG — Red River College has been recognized for the fifth year in a row as one of Canada’s greenest employers.

The award acknowledges the college’s environmentally-friendly policies and programs that engage staff in their sustainability efforts.

“Red River College continues to be a champion of sustainability in Manitoba, and I congratulate Sara MacArthur, Kristine Koster and Sue Hayduk from our sustainability team for their efforts in continuing to cultivate a culture of sustainability at Red River College,” said David Rew, interim president and CEO, Red River College.

Some of RRC’s green initiatives include the installation of a rapid charger for electric vehicles, sustainable transportation, fair trade campus, waste reduction and paperless student evaluations.

“As the only post-secondary institution in Manitoba to receive this honour each year for the past five years, this is something every member of our eollege community takes pride in.”