Macquarie University Sustainability

Macquarie University Sustainability

Macquarie University, Herring Road, Macquarie Park (NSW), 2109, Australia

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MO 09:00 – 17:00 SA closed
TU 09:00 – 17:00 SU closed
WE 09:00 – 17:00
TH 09:00 – 17:00
FR 09:00 – 17:00

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Macquarie University aims to be ecologically sound, socially just and economically viable in all of its activities
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Mission

“Macquarie University is ecologically sound, socially just and economically viable in all of its activities."

Description

Macquarie University understands that as an institution of higher learning we play a leading role in training the leaders, professionals and policy-makers of the future. We also consume significant resources here on campus so have large buying power and market influence. As such, we have a responsibility to embody the values of an educated and sustainable community.

Awards

2010 NSW State Government Green Globe Public Sector Sustainability Awards – awarded for our holistic approach to sustainability

2010 NSW Keep Australia Beautiful Runner Up - Water Conservation

2010 NSW Keep Australia Beautiful Highly Commended - Waste Minimisation

2009 FTAANZ Certified Fair Trade University

2003 Bronze Medal in the Green Buildings Awards – Recognising the environmental sustainability of the mixed mode E4A and E4B buildings

2001 NSW State Government Green Globe Award for Sustainability – Awarded for our cogeneration plant, which uses gas to fuel two generators that produce electrical energy, reducing our greenhouse gas emissions by 44%

Founded

2008
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