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1 University of Macedonia The green University University of Macedonia

2 The first two years of the efforts were co- financed by the European Commission through the LIFE Environment program The first verified application of an EMS to an Organization in the Greek Public Sector and also the first to a Greek University Beginning: 01/09/2002 EMAS registration: 2005 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM UNIVERSITY OF MACEDONIA ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM UNIVERSITY OF MACEDONIA

3 University of Macedonia..\..\..\Eftichis\ProjectsCurrent\EAERE2007\EAEREprop osal\uomeast.jpg..\..\..\Eftichis\ProjectsCurrent\EAERE2007\EAEREprop osal\uomeast.jpg The University of Macedonia, Economic and Social Sciences, is one of the newest Institutions of Higher Education in Greece, established in 1990 as an outgrowth of the Graduate Industrial School of Thessaloniki established in Its premises are located in the heart of Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece. At present, the University of Macedonia has eight departments that deliver eight post- graduate programs and six graduate programs

4 University of Macedonia The total number of students enrolled in all post and graduate programs is Students enrolment exhibits a very high growth rate over the years. Equally high is staffs growth. Today it numbers 531 people, from which 235 belong to teaching staff and the rest to administration.

5 Organizational chart of the environmental activities at the University of Macedonia Chair of the Environmental Council Environmental Council Scientific Coordinator of the Environmental Management System Environment Team Manager of the EMS Users of the EMAS IT System Volunteers Student Group INPUTSOUTPUTS ACTIVITIES – SERVICES of the UNIVERSITY OF MACEDONIA The main efforts of the EMS is to control the choice and reduce the use of inputs, while strengthening the environmental content of our students education University of Macedonia

6 Main targets Gradual reduction in the use of materials, recycling programs (paper, plastic aluminum) and reuse programs (toners) Reduction of energy consumption. Technical improvements, and improved behavior Environmental educational program for primary students in the Environmental Information Kiosk Environmental Information programs for staff and students Improved food safety in the Universitys restaurant through a Food Safety Management System (HACCP) Improved Health, hygiene and Safety at work, for staff and students Dissemination of knowledge and awareness-raising activities Dissemination of knowledge and awareness-raising activities

7 Specific Actions 1. Awareness-raising activities Environment Day 2003

8 Specific Actions 1. Awareness-raising activities Environment Day 2004

9 Specific Actions 1. Awareness-raising activities

10 Specific Actions 2. Environmental education for students (10h program)

11 Specific actions 3. Staff education Internal auditors seminar

12 Specific actions 3. Staff education Musculoskeletal disorder Seminar

13 Specific actions 3. Staff involvement Fire drills

14 Specific actions 3. Staff education First aid Seminars

15 Specific actions 3. Staff education Seminar for the EMAS users

16 Specific actions 4. Paper recycling kgr15146 kgr16465 kgr Total quantity of recycled paper per year

17 Specific actions 5. Technical improvements for energy savings

18 The environmental information kiosk hosts the environmental education program designed and delivered by UoMs students to students of primary education Environmental Information kiosk

19 Original design according to energy efficiency standards Design for the summer period Environmental Information kiosk Design for the winter period

20 Environmental Information kiosk School visits

21 InformationInformation For information please contact: Εftichios Sartzetakis Associate Professor ΕΜΑS – EDIN Office University of Macedonia 156 Egnatia Str., Thessaloniki Τel.: Εmail: Τel.: Εmail: URL: Τel.: Εmail: URL:


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