Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.43
Liaison Connie Norton
Submission Date May 3, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Simon Fraser University
Tier2-4: Snow and Ice Removal

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Elizabeth Starr
Campus Planner
Facilities Development
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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:

In an effort to insure better management and to reduce salt consumption on Canada’s roads Environment Canada has developed a “Code of Best Practice for Salt Usage” and it is required that all organizations that use in excess of 500 tonnes of salt annually must have a Salt Management Plan. In compliance with this requirement the University has developed a site specific Salt Management Plan which can be viewed on this site.We have a snow and ice removal program that includes strategies to redcue the amount of salt used on our roads - by using brine and salt and gravel mixtures.


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

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