Saving the planet, saving cash, shrinking the College’s carbon footprint whilst, at the same time, stimulating staff and learners’ imagination in terms of sustainability.
Dundee and Angus College has reduced its carbon footprint thanks to significant financial investment in sustainable technologies as part of the College’s Estates Development Programme, but also due to a dynamic, fun and inspirational approach to raising awareness among the learners and staff at the college, changing attitudes and behaviours in the process.
The result of its 5 year Carbon Management Plan is an impressive carbon reduction of 2750 tCO² – 43% of its initial 2010 carbon footprint of 6332 tCO²
Dundee and Angus College have already surpassed the Climate Change Scotland Act’s interim 2020 42% GHG emissions reduction targets. The College is extremely proud of its achievements to date, and have developed a new 5 year CMP with a commitment to further reduce its carbon footprint.
1 The significant financial investment in its sustainable technologies has been worthwhile and has resulted in significant carbon reduction and long-term financial savings
2 Everyone in an organisation has an important role to play in contributing towards environmental sustainability
3 Increasing environmental awareness is crucial in generating substantial reductions in the College’s carbon footprint as well as generating significant energy savings.