HKUST 2020 Sustainability Challenge
The University is seeking to integrate sustainability into all its activities and serve as a living laboratory for eco-advancement and awareness.
In 2016, the University adopted the sustainability mission “to become a global leader in sustainability education by transforming the Clear Water Bay campus into a living laboratory for experiential learning, demonstrating cutting-edge research and sustainable operations within a vibrant and engaged community” and set out the HKUST 2020 Sustainability Challenge strategy to achieve specific goals...
Highlights from the year
Mobile app helps Hongkongers to plan a less-polluted route out
The ‘Personalized Real-Time Air Quality Informatics System for Exposure-Hong Kong’ team led by HKUST Professor Alexis Lau Kai-hon is developing a mobile app that allows users to get real time data on pollution...
Greening the Food Services
Our campus produces around 7 tons of waste every day. Our audit data suggests that around 4 tons is food waste. In 2016-17 academic year, the Campus Service Office has appointed food waste recycler to collect all the food waste from our canteens every day and transformed into fish food at recycling site in Eco Park...