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University of Ballarat .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
  • Topic: Education
  • Keywords: education
  • Location: Ballarat, Australia
  • Date of completion: 2013
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Deliverables & Resources
Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
Dean
Signatory/Dean
David Battersby Vice Chancellor
University of Ballarat

Partner(s)

University of Ballarat

Description/achievement of initiative

From a 2008 baseline we have set a target of 15% reduction of energy and greenhouse gas emissions by 2013, a 30% reduction in waste and increasing recycling rates, replace our vehicle fleet with 4 cylinder vehicles and promote walking, cycling and public transport.

Implementation methodologies

University has recently passed the 2012-13 Sustainability Strategy which sets out goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissins, energy, waste, water and begin embedding sustainability into all curriculum.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Annual Sustainability Strategy 2013
Resources
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff committed to sustainability
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