VSB Green Board

VSB Goes Green


Our goal is to be “the greenest, most sustainable school district” in North America!


Environmental Sustainability Plan

At the May 28, 2018 VSB Board meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the District's first ever Environmental Sustainability Plan. If you have any questions or comments about the plan, please email us at sustainability@vsb.bc.ca


Advancing Environmental Sustainability at the VSB

Teachers, students, parents, and staff have been advancing the sustainability of their schools for many years. This has included projects that increase energy efficiency, create gardens and outdoor learning opportunities, and promote active transportation.

In recent years, the Board has encouraged a more comprehensive approach. This included:

Green News

Mar 23 2018 - 8:51am

Point Grey Secondary hosts sixth annual student-led conference to promote action on the environment

Nov 29 2017 - 5:57pm

Green Building Council and Coalition for Green Schools awards Windermere third in annual Greenest School in Canada Competition

Mar 8 2017 - 6:13pm

A Grade 2 class at Queen Mary Elementary takes a weekly walk to learn outdoors

Nov 28 2016 - 3:49pm

The narrowing timeframe for action on climate change is the topic of the conference at Windermere Secondary School.


Green Slideshow