VSB Green Board

VSB Goes Green

NEW EVENT - May 2016:

 Consultation underway for the VSB Sustainability Action Plan. Take a survey, or come to an event. Learn more.

Our goal is to be “the greenest, most sustainable school district” in North America! Learn more from this overview video.

Advancing 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 advance energy efficiency, create gardens and healthy food learning opportunities, and promote active transportation.

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

In 2015, District staff are developing a multi-year Sustainability Action Plan. For more information check back to this webpage later in the year, or send an email to sustainability@vsb.bc.ca

Green News

Nov 28 2016 - 2:49pm

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

 
Oct 6 2016 - 12:03pm

Read about Nicole's experience working on the schoolyard farms this summer with over 20 other VSB youth.

 
Sep 16 2016 - 2:26pm

Giant zucchinis were among the latest vegetables to be successfully harvested by students caring for the small school garden at Collingwood Neighbourhood School.

 
Jun 17 2016 - 12:36pm

This school community makes Zero Waste look easy!

 

Green Slideshow