The buildings are owned and rented by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The institutional framework restricts many options. But the task now is to illuminate room for maneuver. The potential is far from being fully exploited.
As an organization, Ruhr University is committed to sustainability in the broadest sense. This includes the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the sustainable design of the campus, a sustainable mobility concept, the reduction of energy consumption, the expansion of renewable energies and the implementation of a waste and circularity concept.
Many facilities on campus are making efforts to become more sustainable. We report on their progress.
How can I be mindful of living more sustainably in my everyday life and on campus?
We are not alone on the path to greater sustainability. We are in constant exchange with our local and regional network partners: