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BORDERS College is one of the first colleges in Scotland to set up and fully implement a zero-to-landfill policy.


The new environmental scheme, which started in April, is part of the Borders College approach to sustainability and waste management strategy to completely eliminate the disposal of waste in landfill.
Katrina Fitzgerald Health and Safety Manager, said: “Landfill is a major source of environmental pollution and releases greenhouse gases, such as methane, which is a potent contributor to climate change.
“As an organization that is passionate about sustainability and the environment, we take every opportunity to mitigate any negative impacts that we may have on the environment when we can.
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https://www.bordertelegraph.com/news/23829293.borders-college-bit-environment/



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    • Ann Nyambura

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      This initiative demonstrates that educational institutions can lead the way in sustainability.

      • johnte ndeto

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        Apart from the education value to students the college has gone further to be climate champion as students will also embrace that

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        • Kevin

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          A zero landfill pledge is a major step towards a cleaner globe. Bravo

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          • Harrison wambui

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            These are commendable efforts by the institution

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            • Esther Wanjiku

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              A great institution here

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              • George Kariuki

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                Such efforts from educational institutions set a positive example for students and the broader community in promoting responsible environmental practices.

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                • walter lungayi

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                  Implementing a zero-to-landfill policy is a commendable step towards environmental sustainability and reducing pollution. Borders College's approach to waste management is a positive example for other institutions to follow.

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