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UniversitÓ degli Studi di Catania .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
  • Topic: Education
  • Keywords: education
  • Location: Catania, Italy
  • Date of completion: 2015
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Deliverables & Resources
Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
Dean
Signatory/Dean
Antonino Recca ľ Rector
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Catania

Partner(s)

UniversitÓ degli Studi di Catania

Description/achievement of initiative

The University of Catania during next years will continue to reduce its carbon footprint by different actions, including dissemination informations related with a responsable use of resources between students, teachers and administrative employees.

Implementation methodologies

In particular, the University of Catania aims:
-to encourage the use of electronic market for public admistration procurement;
-to reduce the counsumption of paper and save energy using also for official communications telematic communication technologies;
-to obtain energy using photovoltaic panels;
-to support sustainable methods of tranports in and around campus;
-to support research into green technologies;
-to take part in the local Observatory on waste collection and reconversion of waste materials;
-to adopt, in collaboration with the local municipality of the city of Catania, an efficacy and efficency collection system of collection and disposal of waste materials in the buildings of the University;
-to continue to take part in network at National and International level on sustainable acitivities carried out by public administrations (eg. green public procurement ).

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Encourage the use of electronic market for public admistration procurement 2015
Take part in the local Observatory on waste collection and reconversion of waste materials 2015
Resources
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff dedicated to sustainability
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