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!

News
All news
Life in RUDN
28 Nov
“Discussing how to cook paella after civil litigation classes is great,” — Daria Efremova, 10-semester A — student, Law Institute

How to properly procrastinate, why a lawyer needs dancing and why working in an IT company is not the limit... Read an interview with Daria Efremova, who has been studying at RUDN Law Institute for 5 years, getting only A-grades and managing to work and relax.

Life in RUDN
18 Oct
A whole century — Human and Expert. Anna Vasilievna Lyalina is 100 years old — serving the Accounting Department, the University and Peace

Anna Vasilievna Lyalina was born on October 17, 1922. She worked at the Peoples’ Friendship University from the year of its foundation. Today Anna Vasilievna turns 100 years old, 25 of which were devoted to the service to the University and 4 years to the Great Victory.

Life in RUDN
26 Sep
“As a future surgeon, I want to see the beautiful smiles of my patients,” Darina Shirokova, 2022 Presidential Stipend Laureate, RUDN Dental Student

Read about the childhood dream, high technology and three-minute oral hygiene in an interview with Darina.