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.
Bio Gas production, Composting , Paper recycling programme
Use of Solar power, Reduction of Energy Usage in the University premises
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
It includes, Rain water harvesting, Waste water treatment & treated water reusing
Up to now, we have saved
liters of water
Number of Trees
kW of Energy
CBM of Landfill space
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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