RUDN has collected 39 tons of waste paper

RUDN has collected 39 tons of waste paper

In 18 months, RUDN, the “greenest” university in Russia (according to the international rating UIGreenMetric) has collected 39 tons of waste paper preserving 652 trees, and this is a hectare of forest.

Most of the paper was collected in the main building of RUDN University — 3.4 tons. The building of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences handed over 2.8 tons for processing. The building of the Agrarian and Technological Institute — 2 tons.

A ton of recycled waste paper saves up to 16 trees, 27 liters of water and 680 liters of oil, and prevents the emission of up to 1 ton of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Over the same 18 months, 550 perennial shrubs, 50 perennial and 40 thousand annual flowers were planted on the university grounds as well as in 20 educational buildings and 14 dormitories of the RUDN University

RUDN University is the “greenest” university in Russia according to the GreenMetric world environmental rating of universities. The university is a leader among Russian universities in terms of Transport Policy, Waste Recycling and Water Resources.

 

Besides waste paper, RUDN University collects the following for processing:

 

  • Batteries, plastic lids — in containers in buildings;
  • Glass and the rest of the plastic — in trash cans on campus;
  • Clothes and textiles — in specialized bins in the wardrobe of the main building and the Interclub.

 

Join and save the planet together with RUDN University!

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