Renowned for its excellence in academic research, Rio de Janeiro’s Pontifical Catholic University is a non-profit institution founded in 1940, distinguished by the production and transmission of knowledge, based on the respect for human values and Christian Ethics. It is organized into four centers, 24 departments and 13 institutes which comprise several areas of knowledge. PUC-Rio is also known for its commitment to sustainability and it is the first university in Brazil to develop an environmental agenda. Its campus is an invitation to the appreciation of nature: PUC-Rio’s ecological park shelters over 200 identified and cataloged species, many of which are threatened with extinction.
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The Blue bin is the receptacle for all readily recycled plastic, glass and metal waste. The Green bin is the receptacle for organic waste that is readily compostable and biodegradable. The Yellow bin is the receptacle for food containers used on campus. The orange bin the receptacle for some other plastics and other forms of packaging.
April 13, 2016, Wednesday, 7:00-8:15 pm The DeNaples Center Ballroom(407) Spring Sustainability Symposium. 60 minute presentation and panel discussion Topic for the evening: “Climate Change, A Time for Change”.
In the last five years, students have diverted over 25 tons of material during the move-out process. Our individual actions to sort our stuff during move-out not only help to reduce our impact on the environment, but also help SCU to save money in landfill fees! Scroll through the categories below and check out the maps of your residence hall (alphabetically) to learn what to do with all your stuff as you pack up for the summer.