MSU-Maguindanao in Datu Odin Sinsuat is doing its very best to be sustainable and eco-friendly school. As well as to participate in the global challenge of climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Although Climate change is a very big thing to combat, the campus has initiated something for it. Last June 25, 2010 it lauched the Campus Clean & Green program.
Among its objectives are the following;
1. Ensure protection of public health & environment.
2. Pursue and impose environmentally – sound methods that maximize the utilization of valuable resources & encourage resources conservation and recovery.
3. Ensure the proper segregation, collection, transport, storage, treatment & disposal of solid waste through the formulation & adoption of the best environmental practices in ecological solid waste management.
4. Encourage greater private sector participation in ecological solid waste management.
5. Promote environmental awareness.
To achieve the objectives are to do these numerous programs:
1. Massive Information Education Campaign for the Environment
2. Biodiversity Conservation
3. Agroforest – Based Raw Materials Established
To achieve the said programs are the following features
• The head of office will take charge in promoting waste reduction to its constituents;
• The use of used papers for students requirement, internal communications, and others;
• Re-using bottles, plastics and other reusable items;
• Vendors inside the campus premises are required to keep their surroundings clean, litter produced by their products will be charge before them;
All these hopes to be a simple contribution to climate change mitigation and adaptation. If everybody will only have its simple share and acting NOW climate change is not that big thing to surpase.