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NTU's $20m plan for eco-friendly campus that targets to cut waste, energy, water by 35%

Published on Apr 30, 2014 11:53 AM

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is going all out to make its 200ha campus eco-friendly, with a new $20 million plan it launched on Wednesday.

With the EcoCampus initiative, the university hopes to reduce by 35 per cent its energy and water usage, carbon footprint and waste output. It is giving itself till 2020 to achieve this.

The plan, in partnership with JTC Corporation and supported by the Economic Development Board, is to turn NTU's campus into a mega test-bed for research projects in green technologies.

So far 12 key projects have been identified and these will be undertaken by 11 partner companies like manufacturer 3M Company, German engineering firm Siemens and local technology company Wifinity.

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