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Green EUI

R³- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

 Socrates

 

The EUI is committed to promote a culture of shared responsibility and awareness of environmental sustainability within our community.

Reduce Consumption


We aim to reduce the consumption of utilities by an average of 10% over the next three years by raising awareness and impementing energy-saving modifications.

The current (2019) EUI annual consumption is:

  • Water: approx. 30,600 cubic mt.
  • Energy: approx. 3,342,000 KWh
  • Heating oil: approx. 54,000 litres
  • Natural Gas: approx. 290,000 cubic mt.

Reuse Materials


We aim to reduce the quantity of paper consumed and to increase the proportion we recycle.

The current (2019) EUI annual consumption is:

  • 900,000 A4 sheets of non-recycled white paper
  • 2,230,000 A4 sheets of recycled paper
  • 25,000 A3 sheets of non-recycled white paper

Recycle Waste


We aim to increase our recycling rate to 60% of our material waste by eraising awareness and through better collection methods.

The EUI now (2019) recycles approximately:

  • 52% of all the material waste it produces

General info


Waste Management at the EUI:

EUI energy reports:

Green EUI reports:

In 2018, following an initiative by the researchers' and academic community supported by the Real Estate and Facilities Service, an Environmental Sustainability Working Group was created: its mandate is to gather contributions for rethinking the environmental strategy of the Institute and help implement possible corrective measures.
 

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Via this web page the EUI provides latest information and guidelines for the EUI community and visitors about the COVID-19 pandemic
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Scheduled kick-off on 4 November 2019
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Starting from 16 July
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