Georgian celebrates Earth Day
April 22, 2015

Georgian College employees Sara Tuck, left, and Angela Bertram pick up debris at the Barrie Campus as part of Georgian's two-hour campus cleanup on Earth Day, April 22, 2015.

Georgian College employees Sara Tuck, left, and Angela Bertram pick up debris at the Barrie Campus as part of Georgian’s two-hour campus cleanup on Earth Day, April 22, 2015.

More than 100 people braved the cold and sleet to tidy up the college’s Barrie, Orillia, Owen Sound and Midland campuses on Earth Day.

At the Barrie Campus, over 20 bags of trash were collected.

Georgian is a sustainability leader and has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers five times. The college embeds sustainability practices in its curriculum, purchasing processes and waste management systems.