Diana has grown up in what is classed as one of the most deprived areas of Greater Manchester and understands firsthand the lack of opportunities and community based activities
Students have benefitted from experiencing practical, outdoor activities that are environmentally sound and of benefit to the wider community.
The aim of the project was simply to produce less waste and use less energy in order to improve the ecological footprint of the College.
Outstanding progress in reducing staff single person car commuter journeys from 40% to 16.5% has been achieved at Newcastle through consistent university wide effort over a decade
The aim of the project was to build on the lessons learnt from previous projects and further embed sustainable development principles into the new development at the BGLZ.
The University of Salford has a challenging carbon target of an absolute reduction of 43% by Sept 2020 from 2005/6 baseline.
The ‘Octave’ is the University of Salford’s state of the art virtual reality suite. At its most extensive, it can present an eight-sided projected environment...
Upgrading ventilation and controls systems for the University of Reading’s chemistry teaching lab fume cupboards has returned major energy savings
From saving electricity to increasing biodiversity and pioneering the use of organic calico, Rachel engages community members, students and staff from diverse disciplines
Emily has been a pioneer for the University, carving a place for sustainability initiatives, generating University-wide interest & determinedly driving sustainability up the...
GUEST is a student led environmental sustainability body who strive to engage the broader University community to promote ecological awareness and positive environmental action
The real question was ‘How does one embed sustainability in the ethos of an institution?' We achieved this through a whole range of initiatives
Unsustainable pressure on static infrastructure budgets from increasing energy costs threatened the direct science budget at the Hutchison/MRC Research Centre
UEA is helping to build a demand-side power station, turning energy-intensive equipment across its campus into smart devices which can automatically adjust their energy demand
Industrial irons are frequently used by students for garment-making. They take around 15 minutes to reach useable heat and steam pressure so there is a temptation to leave them on
‘A building is only as green as the people are’. This motto, created during the year, epitomises OGEC. There will always be a limit to a buildings effect on a...
Met MUnch is a student-led food network with a passion for food! It brings affordable, nutritional, local and sustainable food to student communities and beyond
Field to fork, bringing the veg back home was the University of Brighton’s vision to see locally grown fruit and vegetables being served across all food and beverage...
Growhampton is a sustainability initiative with a big focus on food – from the seed to plate and palate, from its edible campus, to its bee hives and The Hive sustainability café
There are 2.5 billion people without access to toilets, resulting in the death of 1.5 million children annually from unclean water.