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.