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CSU are finalists in the 2017 Banksia Sustainability Awards

 CSU Finalists in the 2017 Banksia Sustainability Awards

We are thrilled to announce that CSU are finalists in the 2017 Banksia Sustainability Awards in the Large Business Leadership category!

Since their inception in 1989, the Banksia Sustainability Awards have earned the reputation as the most prestigious Sustainability Awards in Australia.

The Awards acknowledge innovation, leadership and excellence in economic, social and environmental sustainability.

Winners are announced at a Gala Dinner on 1st November in Sydney.

For a full list of finalists head to http://banksiafdn.com/39-award-worthy-sustainability-ideas…/

 

Solar energy facility at CSU in Wagga Wagga

CSU has signed a contract with Todae Solar to install a major solar energy facility at Wagga Wagga Campus.The system, rated at 1.77 megawatts, will be one of the largest rooftop solar energy systems found anywhere in Australia. This project will deliver on the University Strategy for renewable, sustainable energy and significantly enhance the University's carbon footprint.The forecasted annual output from the system is 2,600,000 kWh, which represents 18.7 per cent of the University's electricity consumption in Wagga Wagga, and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2,513 tonnes CO2-e compared to conventional grid-sourced electricity.

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Don't let your computer end up in landfill

At CSU, we take electronic waste (e-waste) disposal seriously. The CSU Computer Shop has an e-waste recycling program in place for old University IT assets. This program covers all campuses and recycles CSU-owned computers and accessories.About 99 per cent of materials that make up a computer are recyclable, so you can help the environment by turning your old device to create new, useful items.

To take advantage of the CSU Computer Shop e-waste recycling program, log an IT Service Desk request and complete the Asset Disposal Form [pdf 1mb]. Ensure a copy of the form is left with the goods for collection. See the Information Technology Equipment Disposal Policy  for further details.

For more information on e-waste, view CSU Green's fact sheet [pdf 160kb]

CSU = Carbon Neutral

CSU is excited to be Australia's first official carbon neutral university.Certified as 'Carbon Neutral' against the National Carbon Offset Standard as part of the Australian Government's Carbon Neutral Program, we are once again demonstrating leadership in sustainability at CSU.

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