The Central Library recognized the importance of energy and environmental conservation and adopted the Green Office Policy on 26 March 2018 in accordance with the Green Office Standards Handbook published by the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion. This policy aims to improve the quality of the Central Library in line with the five- stage policy and the fourth strategy in the KMITL Strategic Plan to support the development of KMITL excellence, promote environmental well-being, and create a green university. The Central Library complies with the green office certification criteria in the following seven categories:
- Organization Management
- Operation of Green Office
- Energy and Resources
- Waste and Wastewater Management
- Indoor & Outdoor Environment
- Green Procurement
- Continual Improvement
After implementing the Green Office Project for almost six months, the Central Library applied for the green office certification from the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in 2018. The Central Library was audited on Friday 3 August 2018 between 9 AM to 4 PM and received excellent scores. The Department of Environmental Quality Promotion conducted another audit on Friday 21 September 2018 to certify the Central Library as a green office, gold level.
After the audit, the Central Library King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang has passed the criteria for green office certification (gold level). The Department of Environmental Quality Promotion held the award ceremony to give the National G-Green Plaque to the certified organizations on 30 January 2019. Assistant Professor Dr. Somsak Khuhasawanwet, Director of the Central Library, represented the Central Library King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang in receiving the National G-Green Award at Rama Gardens Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.