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Hands on Training Session on Solid Waste Management

Center for Sustainability Solutions conducted one day hands on training session on solid waste management for a group of volunteers of Gapper Environment Foundation, Shanghai, China on 24th January 2018. The programme included tree planting, waste segregation, 3-R concept, waste to resource activities and compost production. Dr. Rangika Bandara, Mr. N.M. Aruna Shantha, I.S.D. Mahanama […]

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A sprinkler system to reduce water waste

Water is becoming an increasingly scarce natural resource, and it should be used as efficiently as possible. University of Kelaniya introduced a sprinkler irrigation system on the 05th January, 2018 to its plant nursery at the Landscape Division. The main purpose of this introduction is to overcome the problem of excessive usage of water in […]

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Awarding of appointment letters – Green Task Force, University of Kelaniya

Appointment letters for the members of Green Task Force (GTF) of University of Kelaniya was awarded on 4th January 2018 at the senate room, University of Kelaniya. Thirty five non-academic staff members representing different academic departments and administrative divisions received their appointment letters from Professor Lakshman Senevirathne, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Kelaniya. Mr. W. […]

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Say “No” to Polythene

University of Kelaniya has taken a policy decision to ban the usage of polythene bags (>20 microns) since 01 September 2016. As an alternative for polythene bags, Center for Sustainability Solutions has introduced a reusable bag with similar dimensions of polythene grocery bag used in the country. This bag can be easily folded and carried even […]

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Vice Chancellor’s award 2018

Dr. U.P.K. Epa ,Director and founder of Center for Sustainability Solutions at University of Kelaniya received the Vice Chancellor’s award at the ceremony held on 02nd January, 2018 at University of Kelaniya. He was awarded in appreciation for outstanding and selfless dedication and voluntary service rendered by him in successful execution of different sustainability activities […]

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