COMMUNITY CLIMATE ACTION PLAN

Eight big moves

How TRU is contributing to Kamloops' climate action plan, and what you can do to contribute

 

COMMITMENT

Posters on campus

Look for big posters in these buildings: Campus Activity Centre, International Building, Old Main, Science, and Trades and Technology.

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1

LOW CARBON DEVELOPMENT

Low Carbon District Energy System

TRU is projected to have one of the most advanced systems in the world.

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2

CAR LIGHT COMMUNITY

Improving bike share program

TRU aims to create the best bicycle commuting incentive program of any Canadian university.

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3

ZERO EMISSIONS TRANSPORTATION

Buying electric or hybrid vehicles

TRU has a dedicated coordinator constantly looking for ways to improve.

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4

ZERO CARBON HOMES & BUILDINGS

Certified LEED gold buildings

TRU aims for reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of 95 percent compared to 2020 levels.

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5

ZERO WASTE/CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Five-year zero waste plan

TRU aims to divert 95 percent of all waste from the landfill.

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6

RENEWABLE ENERGY

Installation of solar PV panels

TRU hopes to have solar PV panels on every rooftop and in parking lots.

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7

MUNICIPAL CLIMATE LEADERSHIP

Campus climate leadership

TRU projects and initiatives demonstrate climate leadership to the community.

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8

HEALTHY URBAN ECOSYSTEM

Healthy ecosystem on campus

TRU assets, programs and initiatives maintain a healthy campus ecosystem.

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