According to a study, about 8 million tons of plastics are deliberately dumped into the oceans globally. It is estimated that food wrappers and containers produce 31.15% of pollution in the environment. Bottles and containers cap contributes to 15.5% of pollution. Plastic bags cause 11.18% environmental pollution, straw and stirrers produce 8.13%, beverage bottles cause 7.27% pollution in the environment. Since 1967, global plastic production has increased from two million tons to 380 million tons, almost three times faster than the world’s GDP. Since 1950, the world has produced 9 billion tons of plastic waste. Of that only 9% has been recycled and another 12% incinerated. The rest of the waste was either dumped into landfills or emptied into the natural environment. TUF GO GREEN community spread the awareness on plastic free community and impel their students, faculty and other stakeholders to use cotton bags instead of polythene bags, paper coffee cups instead of plastic cups, reusable non-plastic water bottle.
The University of Faisalabad highly support smoke-free legislation of Pakistan and globally according to which whole of the premises of the university, all public places and popular outdoor places, should be completely smoke-free.
The University of Faisalabad, in all of its three campuses already have a student body running an environmental club, working enthusiastically in the best interest of the country first and then globally. The University of Faisalabad also, never forget to share the journey with the community living around it. The more people we encourage, the more people we share, the more people will begin environmentally friendly in their everyday lives, and that is how we change the world.