On July 8, 2022, within the framework of the Erasmus+ GREENUS Project, representatives of Sapienza University (Sapienza University of Rome), Italy and Jagiellonian University (Jagiellonian University in Krakow), Poland came to work with the University about the Eco-campus Pilot Project, which is organized by the Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, HCMUT.
The Eco-campus project develops the idea of installing recycling bins on the university campus with posters and pictures in English and Vietnamese to propagate and raise awareness about waste separation, towards the goal of reducing waste to landfills, protecting the environment, promoting the recycling and reuse of waste in a reasonable manner.
During the working program, the representatives of two European universities had a meeting with the “Action Team” of the Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources to explain the Eco-campus model, discuss the action plan, the events as well as a roadmap for the construction of Eco-campus at the school.
Also on this occasion, two European representatives and the GREENUS project team went to the faculties, departments, departments and centers of the university to propagate and explain the benefits of waste classification. According to project standards, waste will be classified into 4 types: (1) bottles, glassware; (2) plastic cups, plastic bottles, plastic boxes... (3) paper, newspapers, paper boxes, cartons..; (4) tin cans, aluminum cases, metal packaging.
Representative of the Sustainable Committee of the GREENUS Project (Sustainability Committee), Assoc. Dr. Vo Le Phu, Dean of Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, gave an interview related to the construction of an Eco-campus pilot project at the University of Science and Technology such as: waste management at the university, action plan to implement Eco -campus, expected results…
“Eco-campus” is a pilot project within the framework of the GREENUS Project (Development of a new educational system on green waste management for recycling and environmental protection in Asia) funded by the European Commission, which is supported through the Erasmus+ program. The GREENUS project consists of 8 member universities (3 European universities, including Sapienza University in Rome, Italy, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland and Hellenic Mediterranean University, Greece; 03 Vietnamese universities: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology – National University of Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Can Tho University and 2 Myanmar universities: Yangon University of Technology and Mandalay University of Technology) are conducted to develop the professional capacity of young generations in the field of Management. solid waste in Vietnam and Myanmar through enhancing the training leadership role of universities.
Students have labeled waste classification at HCMUT
HCMUT built Eco-campus
The representatives discussed with professors and students. Recycling bins and poster showing the correct way to recycle were installed on campus to promote a better recycling culture among the academic community.
Amazing welcome dinner hosted by professors and lecturers from Can Tho University for GREENUS consortium
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