Greenhouse - as part of the Australian Technology Network of universities, UTS is committed to some of the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets of any Australian university. We are striving for a 20% reduction on 2007 levels by 2020/21.
Energy saving – $9 million was spent over three years installing new energy efficiency technology such as sensor and LED lighting, aircon upgrades, and new meters.
Water - continually reduce water consumption each year compared to the previous year.
Waste and recycling – recycle 80% of general waste (diversion from landfill).
Community engagement - we have a range of sustainability engagement targets set for each year incorporating numbers of students and staff participating in sustainability events, engagement on social media, etc.
See here for details on performance and reporting.