Program to Reduce the Use of Paper and Plastic on Campus
Promote the paperless policy
Banning melamine, disposable tableware and plastic straws
NCYU promotes “Paperless Policy” to reduce paper in daily workplace. The online sign-off system for electronic official documents has been completely established to improve e-adminstration and paperless. In 2022, the online sign-off ratio has reached 80.19 %. The table of statistics for online/paper sign-off in 2020-2022 is shown as follows:
Another policy is “Campus Plastic Reduction Campaign”. Since July 2019, disposable, melamine and disposable plastic straws have been completely banned on campus. Achievement rate has reached 100 % since 2020. Since 2018, Taiwan has implemented regulations that prohibit the free distribution of plastic bags. Additionally, restaurants no longer provide straws for dining. The compliance rate for these regulations on campus has reached 100% as well.The University encourages staffs and students to use your own eco-friendly cutlery which can save 0.50 USD on a meal or 0.2 USD on drink. (The regular price is around $3.0 USD for a meal and $2 USD for a drink).