Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Billions of individuals worldwide actually need admittance to securely oversaw water and disinfection administrations and virtual handwashing offices at home, which are necessary to forestalling spreading the spread of COVID-19. Prompt activity to improve Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for All (WASH) is essential to forestalling disease and containing its spread.

The accompanying examination ventures have been explicitly adjusted to Sustainable Development Goal 6, and the intention to guarantee accessibility and reasonable administration of water and sterilization for all. These undertakings and activities are instances of the University's commitment to the SDGs.


 

Sustainable Buildings of ITU

ITU thrives to increase the number of sustainable buildings in terms of water and energy efficiency. Minimizing water use is one of the main objectives of the new constructions.

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Sustainable Gardening Minimizing Water Use in ITU

ITU prefers local plants in the landscape which does not require precipitation more than that in Istanbul. A new garden was established on the campus following permaculture principles.

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Promoting Conscious Water Use

ITU has a social responsibility project called Tears of Water (Suyun Gözyaşları in Turkish) aims to give free seminars and workshops to primary school students in order to increase the consciousness in water use.

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Studies on Arctic, Antarctic, Ocean and Marine Sciences

TU has established a Polar Research Center called ITU PolRec. The center has a National Antarctic Science Team which has mission is to conduct intercollegiate and international studies on Arctic, Antarctic, Ocean and Marine Sciences.

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Solar Decathlon Africa: Zero Energy and Zero Waste Concept

A team has members from ITU and named as Bosphorus represented Turkey for the first time in Solar Decathlon Africa Competition. The team started the construction of the ReYard House Project with zero energy and zero waste concept.

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Open Digital Innovation Hub

This research aims to build a self-sustaining house which will serve as an Open Digital Innovation Hub (ODIH) for the entrepreneurs and researchers.

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Energy Efficient Buildings

ITU thrives to increase the number of sustainable buildings in terms of water and energy efficiency. Energy efficient mechanical and electrical appurtenances are used in these buildings.

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ITU Green Campus Project

ITU has declared several ambitious targets and projects concerning increase the use of zero emission vehicles, pedestrians’ paths and bicycle roads.

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The Campus is a Happy Home for Many

Our university is trying to provide an environment where everyone can smile.

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We are Managing Our Waste

Waste production and recycling is controlled under Turkish Government and ITU policies.

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A Game of Climate Change: CAMAPOLI

A climate change, adaptation and mitigation game based in Istanbul

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A sustainable Water Strategy Model: HIDROTURK

Shortly abbreviated as HIDROTURK, the project entitled “Development of Turkey-Specific Hydrology, Water Quality and Ecology Modeling Tools for Sustainable Management of Water Resources” is carried out by ITU in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

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ITU projected the first Super City of Turkey!

A team from ITU designed “zero energy, zero waste and self-sufficient ecological city that produces its own needs” in Eskisehir Kocakır.

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