• Sustainability

    Towards a greener campus

    S&I identifies herself as sustainable, thus sustainability is one of S&I pillars. Our goal is to work with the brightest emerging social enterprises to awaken innovation across the region and around the world. We are not only working on a greener campus but also implementing sustainable education.


    we are working on:

    Green course and sustainable education

    Sustainable education, Yes or No?

    Are you satisfied with the education at WUR? Do we need to take quick action to move education towards more sustainable? How should WUR vision on sustainability in the area of education look like?


    To maintain WUR’s leading position in sustainability, education should play a crucial role. Therefore, S&I is actively seeking those answers by facilitating meetings between students and teachers. We believe the collaboration between teachers and students is a key driving force in co-creating a new educational picture at WUR. The main question we aim to explore together is whether WUR’s education is embedded in pathways and fundamentals which enable a sustainability transition, and if not, then which road do we need to walk to get out of current paradigms? With this project we aim to look further than small changes towards sustainable education, discussion about the fundamentals of the system is necessary for the transformation of education at WUR.


    We would like to learn from your perspectives and discuss how we can help each other to not only envision what the future of education should look like, but also what we need to be able to actually put this into practice. If you are interested in joining the discussion with our teachers and students!

    KeepCup, Bring your lunchbox campaign & Reuse revolution

    Want to get a discount for your coffee/tea on campus? Bring your own cups! S&I is keen on reducing the use of disposables in the campus. Together with Green Office and Wageningen Environmental Platform (WEP), S&I is working on the Keep-Cup project which encourages more use of reusables in students' daily life. Do you know you can bring a lunchbox to get your lunch? S&I is also actively promoting Bring your lunchbox campaign. We believe that a small change in daily life will lead to a big impact.

    Regreening - GAN

    GAN, or Green Active Network Wageningen unites all the green organizations in Wageningen. The mission is to reinforce the green movement and to build a bigger and stronger green community in Wageningen. Many different organizations with many different approaches, identities and people form GAN. S&I is a key factor in promoting sustainable policy by interacting between the decision making at WUR and the students who stand for the green value. S&I is actively participating in activities and decision making in GAN since we value the network of green organizations.

    Reducing plastic waste

    More sustainable readers

    After noticing how many readers had a plastic binder, we came up with the idea to replace most of the plastic binders with the paperback readers. Most of the readers in the campus store are now paperbacks and they use as less plastic as possible. If you still see any readers with plastic, then please let us know so we can ask why it is not changed yet.

    Better garbage separation

    Did you ever notice that there are multiple garbage cans adjacent to one another, but without garbage separation? In that case, you are not the only one!

    S&I is actively communicating with the campus plaza terrain manager to start the separation of the garbage at the Campus Plaza. We positive reply that the garbage cans will be replaced with bigger garbage cans that will have garbage category stickers on them at the start of the new academic year!

    Reducing paper waste

    To minimize the waste of printed paper, S&I advocates to reduce the flyering times and deliver less amount of printed newsletters in the campus. Since we came up with this initiative from the previous years, S&I largely decreased the flyering moments from once per period to 2 times per year. In the meantime, we are trying our best to digitizing all the promotion activities.
    S&I is keeping active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkin, Youtube and WhatsApp to make sure most of the people can build up a connection with us and get to know the newest updates in the Student Council. In this way, we believe that we also provided transparency to all the students.
    Haven't you followed us yet? Do it now!


    Battery collection point

    Do you have any idea where to throw away your empty batteries? S&I came up with this sustainably initiative of the battery collection point. The collection box is set up next to the elevator in the forum. Throw battery around randomly or mix it with general garbage will lead to severe damage to the environment. It is essential for all the students to build up a common sense to throw the empty battery into the special collection box.
    Protect the environment, start from small things around us!

    Sustainbility in food & beverage on Campus


    Sustanability market - Greenoffice


    Green tips

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