This voluntary initiative came from Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
Signatory/Dean David Battersby – Vice Chancellor
Annual Sustainability Strategy
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff committed to sustainability
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.
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.
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