Water pollution control in campus area
The University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa is trying to be a plastic-free university and reduce paper waste, as they have been a major source of contaminants of water sources and endangering aquatic life, university researchers are active in research for reducing water contaminations, there are several such policies active in university, other than that university has water treatments plants for recycling rainwater into safe drinking water, as clean drinking water is necessary for sustaining life and due to the contamination of natural freshwater sources. The University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa has an integrated system to purify water at the campus. The water system at the university help in improving the process of transforming wastewater into a clean and recyclable source of drinking water
In this system, the water runs through a series of water filters to remove contaminants and debris and transform wastewater into safe drinking water. The policies and the programs that are in place to minimize contamination of fresh water sources are
·Paperless office/work in university
·Zero plastic program celebration week
Treating Campus Waste for Upcycling
The Directorate of Imam Hussain’s holy shrine (parent organization of the university) incorporates with the municipal of Karbala to develop and improve the university sewers. So they have the duty to clean and maintain those sewers to ensure they serve effectively. Also, they have the duty to empty those sewers either for sewerage treatment works or where appropriate to watercourses. These wastes are very rich in organic materials and with a little treatment, they can be used as a good soil conditioner if they meet a quality protocol.
Toxic Waste Treatment (from Labs)
The University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa is a young university and was established in 2017. Solid, liquid, and gaseous hazardous wastes are managed by a specialized and trained technician. All poisonous and dangerous materials are labeled and stored safely.
Inorganic Waste Treatment (Recycling Program)
Generally, the University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa was established in 2017, and thus there is currently no electrical and electronic equipment waste, As for the metal and glass waste, there are separate bins in the university, where waste is collected by the dedicated garbage trucks provided by our parent organization, as University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa is a child organization of the Directorate of Imam Hussain Holy Shrine and located in Karbala / Iraq. The Directorate of the Holy Shrine of Imam Hussain A.S has implemented a single stream Recycling program to collect all the university recyclables from plastic, paper, glass, and aluminum from the university containers and dump them in the landfill affiliated with the Directorate of the Holy Shrine. Every day the university garbage is collected and transported using the garbage decomposer trucks to the specified place; that’s a dedicated site for waste collection and processing. The garbage trucks are designed to collect solid wastes.
In the future, the university seeks to provide an inorganic waste collector in which these wastes could be gathered and recovered into valuable metals.
The university of Warith Al-Anbiyaa Recycling program
Preserving Life on Land in Iraq: A Testament to Sustainability
In the heart of Karbala, Iraq, the University of Warith Al-Anbiyaa has embarked on a mission to preserve and enhance life on land, in alignment with SDG 15. Our efforts are a testament to sustainability, as we carefully tend to our green spaces and cultivate an array of flora that can withstand the arid climate.
By selecting drought-resistant plants and trees, we create habitats and ecosystems that support biodiversity and ensure the health of terrestrial life. Our commitment to preserving life on land underscores our dedication to a sustainable future for both our campus and the wider region of Karbala.