New on the scene to the SBI, Hillfield Strathallan College (HSC) has focused on the assessment and collection of data in generating its baseline. Operationally, school bus route and activity travel is a significant contributor to HSC’s carbon footprint. HSC is working to assess and implement enhanced school bus idling practice and policy throughout its fleet service. A large part of activity travel is provided through third party operators. HSC is engaging with its selected partners to capture this data through 2019 in an effort to better quantify its baseline for setting longer term goals and targets and identifying areas for improvement. Additionally, HSC has engaged in the replacement of 14000 fluorescent tube bulbs with LED to include exterior wall packs and security lighting.
Located in Hamilton, Ont., Hillfield Strathallan College (HSC) an independent, co-educational day school with an academic program that runs from Montessori Toddler and Pre-K through to Grade 12. HSC understands the importance of environmentally friendly practices, and supports sustainability throughout its four schools (students, programs and operations) through the creation and development of sustainable partnerships.