Starting from October 2018, sustainable actions became easier for the PoliTO community: the beginning of the new academic year was celebrated with the installation of new indoor and outdoor drinking water points, from which it's possible to obtain supplies tangible on the environment // download the map here: PoliTOwater (3.47 MB)
By coordinating this initiative, the Green Team accepts the challenge of reducing the plastic consumption of the Polytechnic University of Turin, where more than 500 kg are collected each week. The commitment to pursuing sustainability in terms of waste management is therefore intensified, offering all those attending the University the opportunity to choose an alternative to plastic every day. In addition to the existing fountains and the already active Smat point, 7 new water points will be ready for use for the beginning of the lessons.
But the novelty does not stop here: about 4200 three-yearly freshmen of the year 2018/2019 and approximately 8000 three-yearly and masterly freshmen of the year 2019/2020 received a new water bottle, branded PoliTO Green Team, with which to get water during the day. #MyPoliTObottle: a unique bottle, customizable, with which to express yourself and share the commitment to reducing plastic consumption. An incentive to use resources responsibly and a tool to sensitise about sustainability and the United Nations SDGs, already part of Politecnico politics. The initiative has been extended to the personnel and to all Ph.D. students, instead of of the paper agenda as Christmas gift.
If you didn't receive the #MyPoliTObottle, or you want to share the initiative wit friends and colleagues, you can purchase it at Polincontri.
Find out where to find the water point closest to you and share your personalized water bottle on social networks tagging #MyPoliTObottle!
Look at poliFlash article too!