PTE – The University of Pécs ceases purchasing plastic bottles in the future – MTI reported.
The University of Pécs decided to stop purchasing plastic bottles from the 1st of October, 2019. They are going to buy only recyclable bottles and cans, and they are also planning to install seventy free water filling stations at the campus.
The university joined the so-called Green University Program four years ago. The main goal of the program is to strengthen green and eco-friendly attitude of the students.
1.4-1.5 billion PET bottles are sold in Hungary each year, and only 7-8 percent of those are recycled.