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As part of the Environmental Awareness Week, the CEC of Environmental Civil Engineering and AFULS organized a series of talks on sustainability by different experts in environmental care and resource reuse.

Delivering a message of awareness regarding the care of the environment to the university community is the main objective of the Week of Environmental Awareness, an instance organized by the Student Center of the Environmental Civil Engineering degree together with the Association of Officials of the University of La Serena, with the support of the Faculty of Engineering and Rotaract Club La Serena Oriente.sustainability talk3

One of the ways in which this message has been sought to be delivered is through a series of talks on sustainability, open to the public and delivered by experts in matters of environmental care and the reuse of resources for efficient use.

The first of these conference sessions was held on September 9 in the Multipurpose Room of the Technological Center of the Engineering Faculty of the Ignacio Domeyko Campus, when the president of the CEC, Enrique González, explained that “the idea is to deliver a message of awareness of the care of the environment and within the programmed activities, we have made educational spaces where people can know how the circular economy is applied and how to take it to their daily life ”.

For its part, the president of the AFULS, Karina Núñez, said: “for us as officials it is important to be able to collaborate with instances that encourage environmental care, that is why we have collaborated with the Week of Environmental Awareness and we hope to be able generate and contribute with new instances of this type ”.

The presentations were given by Cristián Lincoqueo, manager of LKKW Spa; Alejandro Romero, zone manager of Aguas del Valle, and Cristian Baquedano, Innovation and Competitiveness Executive, Water Resources Axis in the Regional Corporation for Productive Development.

A second day of talks will be held on Thursday, September 12, along with other initiatives that seek to raise awareness among the university community about the care of the environment.

Written by Tomás Rodríguez, DirCom