Action plan 2021

elow are some of the 68 planned activities included in the action plan for Aarhus University’s 2021 climate strategy. See all the activities here.

  • Compare energy consumption in the university’s buildings to identify potential reductions. 
  • Prepare a new, optimal printing system with possible carbon, time and financial savings.
  • Implement smart technology to reduce CO2 consumption, e.g. increase the number of laboratories that can shut down at night.
  • Identify for outdoor and indoor bicycle parking needs on campus areas to meet demand. 
  • Prepare a nudging campaign with focus on cycling to and from campus.
  • Prepare a new travel policy to reduce air travel and make use of new online meeting tools.
  • Establish a furniture-exchange at AU.
  • Assess and incorporate relevant labelling schemes when launching prioritised tendering projects.
  • Explore options for a deposit system for food packaging at AU’s canteens.
  • Conduct tendering procedures for waste collection, where the waste is managed in separated fractions.
  • Expand the pilot project for composting green waste in the Greenhouses, so that green waste is composted and used in the University Park.