29 Dec 2021
First Prize to ITU from Green Dot Student Awards
Our university team was awarded the first prize in the category of "Prevention Practices in Packaging" at the Green Dot Student Awards organized by the ÇEVKO Foundation.
News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office
ÇEVKO Environmental Protection and Packaging Waste Recovery and Recycling Foundation expanded the scope of the Green Dot Awards with the Green Dot Student Awards in 2021, in which it celebrated its 30th anniversary. At the ceremony held online on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, the Green Dot Press Awards, as well as the Green Dot Student Awards, given for the first time this year, were given to their owners.
In the award, where the application and evaluation process was carried out on the website, the jury made a two-stage evaluation. In the first evaluation, all applications were evaluated through the application file and the finalists were determined. For the second evaluation, the finalists were asked to make a presentation.
Our university’s Department of Interior Architecture student Beyza Nur Eraslan and Industrial Design student Feyza Başak won the first prize in the category of “Prevention Practices in Packaging” with their DIY New Year Decorations project, which consists of design ideas that will transform the surfaces of boxes into ornaments in order to prevent packaging waste with the ornaments purchased during the New Year's period and to ensure the recycling of the packaging.
The president of the jury of ÇEVKO Foundation Green Dot Student Awards was Procter & Gamble Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia Media Director Nesli Kılıçal, who was the Sustainability Corporate Communication Industry Representative in the jury. The other jury members were CarrefourSA Head of H&S, Environment, Quality Assurance and Sustainability Tayfun Akusta (Waste Management Industry Representative), Boğaziçi University Institute of Environmental Sciences Faculty Member Dr. İrem Daloğlu Çetinkaya, Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture Department of Industrial Design Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Gülname Turan, Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Chemical-Metallurgical Department of Food Engineering Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Gürbüz Güneş, Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Department of Industrial Engineering Faculty Member Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gül Tekin Temur Aslan and Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Department of Energy Systems Engineering Faculty Member Assoc. Prof. Dr. Canan Acar.