Sustainability at ​​​​​​St Aloysius College, Mangaluru

St Aloysius College, Mangaluru, is a committed player in the sustainability of the regions around Mangalore and its people.

Al-Vana

An Arboretum – with an expanse of about 1.5 acres is maintained as a mini biodiversity spot on the campus. More than 100 plant species are available out of which nearly fifty endangered tree species of western Ghats region are preserved.

Organic waste is managed efficiently through vermitechnology programme. Segregation of plastic waste is being done with the name of recycling plastic. Efforts are made to control carbon dioxide by maintaining clean green pollution free campus.

School of Sustainable Development

St Aloysius College is planning to consider an innovative School of Sustainable Development with relevant departments that promote studies and research in

  • Rural Development
  • Conservation of Environment
  • Specific new and sustainable agricultural endeavours
  • Saving and conservation of energy resources
  • Disaster management
  • Preserving the quality of soil
  • Providing clean drinking water
  • Preserving water resources

as well as seeking alternatives to deal with the issues and concerns of  civil society.

Sustainability and Consultancy

The specialized areas of consultancy at St Aloysius College, Mangaluru, include issues in sustainable development like  Water analysis, Vermi-compost, hands on training in Biotechnology, and Plant biotechnology.  Many of our staff are resource persons in the above fields.