RACE-TO-ZERO INITIATIVE

UoC as a signatory of the UNCCC Race-to-Zero initiative

The University of Colombo is on the verge of becoming a sustainable, green, and carbon-neutral university. The university has plans to become a greener, carbon-neutral university through enhancing greenery, shifting to more renewable energy sources, and minimizing the waste on campus, while promoting recycling and its contribution to a circular economy. The University has planned to achieve this with the support of its Center for Environmental Initiatives (CEI). The CEI made the University of Colombo a polythene free zone, with the goal of reducing the use of single-use plastics on campus, in 2017. Read More

Race-to-Zero action plan for the University of Colombo:

CEI drafted the action plan for the Race-to-Zero initiative of the University of Colombo, which is currently being reviewed.

CEI Office Address
Center for Environmental Initiatives,
College House,
University of Colombo, 94,
kumaranathunga Munidasa Mawatha,
Colombo 03.
Waste Storage Center
Near the Education Faculty entrance Gate
Opening days and hours – Tuesday and Thursday from 2.00p.m to 3.00p.m

Telephone
0112506802 | Ext: 7053