Università 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 ).

Partner(s)

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

Action Network
  • Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
Information
Contact
Giacomo Pignataro, Rector, rettorato@unict.it

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Signatory
Giacomo Pignataro– Rector
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