Current Students Facilities Going Green on Campus

Going Green on Campus

Going Green on Campus

ISO 14001 Environmental Policy

  • ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system.  It provides a framework that an organization can follow, rather than establishing environmental performance requirements.
  • This management system helps James Cook University on:
    • Improve resource efficiency
    • Reduce waste
    • Drive down costs
    • Provide assurance that environmental impact is being measured
    • Meet legal obligations Improve overall environmental impact
    • Environmental tips
  • What we have done:
    • Electricity
      • All staircases are fitted with LED lightings and light sensors
      • Air-conditioning are put on timers
  • Water
    • JCUS is a PUB certified Water Efficiency Building, fitted with water efficient fittings or appliances
  • Others
    • No Straw on campus
    • Recycling bins located campus wide
    • ECO Office, accredited by Singapore Environment Council
    • ECO F&B, accredited by Singapore Environment Council
    • SG Clean, accredited by NEA
    • JCUS is a non-smoking campus
    • Only using FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper from responsible source

We welcome ideas and inputs from students to save our earth. Please email to

Singapore Environment Council – Eco Office (2018)

  • By attaining the Eco-Office Certification, it affirms our staff and students that James Cook University is taking a serious and firm stance in implementing effective environmentally-friendly practices by increasing eco-consciousness among the stakeholders and effectively reduce the carbon footprints by reducing usage of paper, water and electricity and actively promoting reduce, reuse and recycling.


Singapore Environment Council – Eco F&B (2019)

  • Eco F&B is a certification programme that assesses the environmental management system of a food establishment, in this case, our canteen within James Cook University campus.

  • We work closely with the canteen operator to adopt environmentally-sustainable practices and using green products to reduce carbon footprints and promote sustainability.