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Center for Sustainability Solutions

Center for Sustainability Solutions

University of Kelaniya is the First National University in Sri Lanka to Adopt an Environment Policy

500+ PEOPLE WORKING WITH US

University of Kelaniya, one of the leading universities in Sri Lanka, is capable of demonstrating the principle of sustainability both in theory and in practice through understanding unsustainable practices and thereby taking actions to reduce impacts of their own activities to the economy, society and the environment.

Solid Waste Management

Bio Gas production, Composting , Paper recycling programme

Energy Management

Use of Solar power, Reduction of Energy Usage in the University premises

Habitat Management

Tree planting and habitat enhancement programs are being carried out to increase the greenery in the university premises and to attract animals, The removal of the noxious weed

Water Management

It includes, Rain water harvesting, Waste water treatment & treated water reusing

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Water management at the University

University as a responsible higher educational institute, promotes waste water collection, treatment and reuse. Waste water released from the university hostels, are bein…
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SOME FACTS

Up to now, we have saved

2252000

liters of water

1445

Number of Trees

340000

kW of Energy

255

CBM of Landfill space

Greening the University

The awareness of limited resources availability, environmental problems and pollution as well as the increasing demand for products, energy and materials are calling for a new paradigm in knowledge sharing and generation in higher education institutions, Since the United Nations Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment in 1972 there has been growing international interest in the role of education in fostering a sustainable future and universities are now under increasing pressure to engage with and respond to climate change and other sustainable development issues.

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