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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

SOME FACTS

Up to now, we have saved

1128000

liters of water

780

Trees

170000

kW of Energy

127

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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Bio Gas production

With the rapid growth of population and the relatively high consumption in the world, natural resources are being degrading at a higher rate. As fossil fuels are a limite…
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Solid Waste Separation and Storage

Green Practices committee initiated a solid waste management programme in 2014. The solid waste management programme includes, Waste separation Waste Collection Direction…
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Composting

Composting is a way to accelerate the natural decomposition process by balancing the carbon to nitrogen ratio (C:N) and providing adequate air and moisture to enhance mic…
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