One of the important objectives of
sustainable development is the reduction of the use of non-renewable resources.
A university or college uses many resources in the process of producing
a well educated graduate who will go on to make important contributions
to society and reflect credit on the institution.
One of the important areas of focus
for sustainable development is on waste. In this diagram there are
four areas that can be analyzed in terms of their impact on the waste of
A good definition of an effective output
An efficient process
Renewable resource inputs (renewable
and alternative energy technology, rain water)
Waste that can be reused (heat recovery,
recycling, composting, gray water, etc.)
Below is a list of subject areas
for action. These subjects relate to possible projects or initiatives
that can be incorporated into the design of new facilities, renovations,
service-learning, and student projects.