Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 11, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Nova Scotia Community College
OP-T2-22: Snow and Ice Removal

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Michael Chapman
Environmental Engineer
Facilities & Engineering
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Has the institution implemented technologies or strategies to reduce the environmental impacts of snow and ice removal?:
Yes

A brief description of the snow and ice removal program, policy, or practice:

At NSCC all our campuses are a combination of contractors services as well as in-house. Contractors are used for the parking lots and road ways and the college takes care of the building entrances, sidewalks and steps.
Many campuses use environmentally friendly ice melts for their in-house servicing. Our Cumberland Campus uses Calcium Chloride as opposed salt which is a more environmentally friendly, nontoxic option.

Our IT campus, in Halifax, has it stated in their snow and ice removal contract to use an environmentally friendly ice melt for the parking lots and roadways.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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