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Sustainability Café 2012 -- "Pharmaceuticals and Environmental Sustainability"

2012-3-24 (Sat) 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

What is sustainability? How can we achieve it? As an activity to promote sustainability, the On-site Research Center for Sustainability Design of the Graduate School of Engineering is holding this Sustainability Café 2012 on Saturday, March 24.

There is no charge for attending this cafe. Please feel free to drop by and enjoy the café if you're out for a Saturday walk in the Nakanoshima area or on your way home from work.

Topic of this café:

It's recently been pointed out that pharmaceuticals we use are being discharged into the environment via waste water and that such discharges are negatively affecting the environment. This Sustainability Café 2012 will take up the topic of thinking about what we should do in order to be able to continue to make use of necessary medicines without increasing the negative impact they are having on the environment.

Speaker: AZUMA Yasuyoshi, Visiting Professor, Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University will explain about sustainability with reference to examples from the immediate environment in an easy-to-understand manner.

Facilitator: SASSA Yoshiko, Chief Fellow, Life Bio Plaza 2

Venue: i-Spot, Osaka City Information Publication Bureau, 2nd floor, Yodoyabashi Odona, 4-1-1 Imabashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

Date: 2012-3-24 (Sat) 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Organizer: On-site Research Center for Sustainability Design, Graduate School of Engineering
Registration: Registration by email is required. Use the email address given below to register.
Contact: On-site Research Center for Sustainability Design

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