University Highlands Elementary has been designated as a “Fair Trade School” – the first and only school in BC.
There are 25 Fair Trade schools across Canada. Becoming Fair Trade designated requires bringing together groups of engaged and knowledgeable members from a school’s community to ensure that fair trade and Fairtrade certified products are incorporated into a school’s activities and throughout the year.
By choosing Fairtrade products, workers and farmers are given the power to create better lives for themselves and enjoy sustainable communities.
Learn more about other Burnaby Schools’ efforts to support community and the environment.
Learn more about fair trade and other Fair Trade schools.