Students for Sustainability is a driving force for sustainability both on campus and in the community.

Watch out! SFS students are active, and have been nothing short of successful!

Over the past 5 years, SFS (formerly known as the Enviro Club) has worked closely with the UFV, governments, non-profit organizations, and businesses to promote sustainability and bring about positive change in the UFV communities.

Some of their endeavors and advocacy initiatives have included:

  • Organizing and Running a successful U-Pass Campaign
  • Hosting the 2009 BC Sustainable Campuses Conference
  • Various education and outreach activities
  • Working with local community groups to implement recycling at UFV
  • Water fill stations on campus
  • Environmental site clean-up
  • Hosting Imagine a Sustainable UFV
  • Helping with Bike -to-Work week
  • Growing an on campus organic salad garden
  • Hosting Vegetarian Organic Dinners at U - House
  • Delivering the Petition for Transit Link To Chilliwack and Abbotsford Council
  • Recycling of Textbooks
  • Organic Salad Party at Welcome Back BBQ and Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Compost 101 presentation slideshow
  • On Campus Trash Audit
  • Sustainable Articles in The Cascade
  • Maintenance of Environmental Bulletin Boards on Campus

With efforts big and small, this student group is working hard for a more sustainable future.

Check out the SFS vision, mission statement and governance at About SFS

For more information on meeting dates and location, please contact Students for Sustainability

Contact Information

Patrick Harrison

Chair of the Centre for Sustainability

1-888-504-7441 ext. 4348

Abbotsford A Building Room 317


Mailing Address

Patrick Harrison

Chair of the Centre for Sustainability

University of the Fraser Valley

33844 King Road

Abbotsford, British Columbia

V2S 7M8

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