===>>updated on 28 Dec 2018<<=== Student Residence Office - City University of Hong Kong

Sustainable Living

It is the policy of the Student Residence to show concern for our environment. Residents of the community are therefore encouraged to pursue environmentally-friendly living.


Sustainablity Efforts at the Student Residence:
Recycling bins for separation of domestic wastes on each floor Info
Used Clothes Recycling Programme info
Bring Your Own Info
Save Energy, keep the Room Temperature at 25.5°C info

Life Habits for Sustainable Living:

  • The University is a smoke-free campus. Smoking on campus is an offence in law. Smoking is strictly forbidden in any part of the student residence.
  • Switch off lights, air conditioners, ventilation fans, kitchen exhaust fans and hoods and other energy consuming equipment, such as computers, printers and photocopiers, when not in use.
  • Encourage water conservation by turning off dripping taps.
  • Maximize use of daylight and natural ventilation by keeping curtains drawn back and opening windows when weather permits.
  • Discourage emissions of indoor pollutants.
  • Dispose of garbage in the rubbish bins provided for the purpose at the staircase.
  • Hygienically dispose of waste and use separate waste disposal facilities for glass, plastic and paper at the recycle bins at each floor's common room / backstairs.
  • Use recycled paper whenever possible.
  • Donate your used clothes in good condition and put them into the clothing recycling collection box. (located at the G/F in between Jockey Club Academy Hall and Chan Sui Kau Hall)
  • Show preference for the purchase of equipment which has energy saving features.
  • Keep room temperature at 25.5°C
    It lowers electricity consumption by 1.5% for every degree Celsius increase in the thermostat.