Thanks to funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the Sustainability Exchange was born. This has lead to a wealth of information becoming stored on this site, for those working on FE and HE sustainability in England.
Despite the funded period ending, the EAUC is committed to continuing the Sustainability Exchange, maintaining its relevant to the sector and wider conversations and activities related to climate adaptation, resilience, and management.
These new and exciting relationships are designed to put sustainability at the forefront of tertiary education in England, with the necessary tools and inspiration. Across the English regions, the continue to promote sustainability in tertiary education.
Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) estate comprises over 240 hectares of land across its three campuses, ranging from city centre to farmland.
Manchester Veg People is a multi-stakeholder co-operative of local organic growers and buyers who are working together to develop a new model for the local food supply chain.
The £9.8M Centre for Global Eco-Innovation unites the expertise, resources and global contacts of Lancaster University, the University of Liverpool, and Inventya Limited.
LCF students were invited to showcase their design work, which uses plants from the College’s dye garden to colour cloth, at Chelsea Flower Show in May 2013
The vision of Eat Your Campus is to plant fruit and nut trees along cycle paths and footpaths planted by people who live, work and pass through these places.
The university established an initiative to engage more staff to support the strategic development of state schools in its local communities by volunteering as School Governors.
Falmouth Exeter Plus is the shared services delivery partner of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter at their £200M shared campus in Cornwall.
Harrow Colleges’ sustainability objective has benefitted staff, students, contractors, wildlife and the local community by raising awareness and improving working practices.
The project has improved the knowledge and skills of staff, learners and their families about what they can do to save and sustain resources in their home, neighbourhood and city.
This project is about embedding sustainability into the student curriculum and into their and staff’s lives at South Essex College.
Situated on a rural campus 4.5 km S of Lancaster city centre, the area is hilly and can experience inclement weather, not ideal geographical conditions for a successful Travel...
The Rosalind Franklin refurbishment has been a cornerstone in the School of Science and Technology teaching and learning facilities at Nottingham Trent University.
The Manchester College upcycled a derelict Grade 2 listed public baths building, designed by renowned architect Henry Price in 1910
EAUC Member responses collating information on creating wildflower meadows. Includes a case study from University of Sheffield on their proposed areas for wildflowers.
It's very common for buildings to be lit up, heated and cooled even when there is nobody using them. This may be an obvious area to consider when reducing energy costs, but...
A guide for using videoconferencing and collaboration technology to reduce travel and carbon emissions. How the right technology can be a usable alternative to physical travel...
EcoBCoT is a strategic initiative that started in September 2012 and has made a huge impact in its first twelve months at Basingstoke College of Technology
A case study demonstrating the Carbon Trust and Colchester Borough Council's development of a Carbon Management Strategy which exceeded their target to reduce carbon...
View the Carbon Trust's range of case studies covering public sector bodies including universities and colleges.
University of Manchester's latest video showing how they recycle cardboard at the University.
A video of NUS Students' Green Fund, a £5 million grant from HEFCE, supporting 25 transformative sustainability projects in students' unions across England.
The Rippleffect is a free online water efficiency tool which provides your organisation with a straightforward and structured approach to help you to: understand how much water...
On Course for Zero Waste is a free online training course for English and Welsh small and medium-sized enterprises/organisations (SMEs). The course has been designed to give you...
WRAP provides online resource efficiency tools. The information you need to make savings for your business are quickly and easily available through WRAP. This includes case...
Throwing food away costs much more than just the waste disposal bill; there is the cost of the food itself, the fuel used to cook it and the wages paid to staff to prepare it...
WRAP provides an online tool with advice and information for businesses in the hospitality and foodservice sectors, including actions and processes that can prevent food and...
New research released by WRAP shows that the UK’s hospitality and food service sector is facing an annual bill in excess of £2.5 billion for food waste. The report,...
Schneider Electric has helped Kingston University conduct an energy audit to identify where savings could be made to hit their carbon emissions reduction target of 35% by 2020.
This report helps inform and monitor the implementation of BREEAM and shows the scheme and rating for BREEAM developments in the UK
The data is collected annually and submitted to the Higher Education Statistics Agency, providing high quality benchmarking statistics critical to good estate management.
You can put many measures in place to reduce energy use, but very few changes can be implemented, or the full benefits realised, without co-operation from users. Users need to...
This case study describes how d+b facades refurbished Chelmsford College with aluminium rainscreens, doors and high performance timber-aluminium composite replacement windows.
Details of work with English language students at Oxford Brookes University, in conjunction with their wider work on the integration of sustainability into the curriculum.
“That bit extra” promotes engaging projects that has included everything from plants to pants.
A quarterly briefing paper which is submitted to AUDE members which ensures the voice of the EAUC and its Members are heard at this strategic level. November 2013 issue.
Access resources on sustainable procurement from HEPA
A case study of how Keele University asked Lucideon (formely CICS) to certify its Energy Management System to ISO 50001.
The Finalists' brochure gives you an overview of each of our Finalists' and about their initiatives
Addressing the hot topic, Green ICT and the effect this topic can have on other areas of an institution.
Prison labour – justified punishment, rehabilitation opportunity, or disciplined workforce for private industry? Paper by EAUC Fair Trade Community of Practice convenor, Liz...
Liz Cooper, convenor of the EAUC Fair Trade Community of Practice has written about the effects of non-firm actors’ interventions in agro-commodity value chains on chain...
Blog post for the Just World Institute blog asking the all important question of, what can we do as procurers of goods to prevent future factory disasters in developing countries?
Liz Cooper, convenor of the EAUC Fair Trade Community of Practice questions to what extent is SRI driven by genuine social and environmental concerns
Topical information for managers and others in audit, estates, finance and administration in higher education institutions
A case study with the Carbon Trust and Salford City College which demonstrates how they embedded carbon management into their organisation and developed a carbon management plan.
This case study demonstrates how d+b facades provided Imperial College London with aluminium rainscreen overcladding and high-performance replacement windows.
Legal update for EAUC Members (September 2013) which includes Climate Change Levy CHP, updates to guidance on Hazardous Waste Management, updated pollution prevention guidance,...
A case study with the Carbon Trust and Gloucestershire College demonstrating hoe they've been working to reduce its usage of electricity and gas.
Here is an explanation of The Carbon Trust's independent service to help public bodies understand the benefits of generating 'off-grid' energy.
Read more about how the Carbon Trust helped University of Cambridge make huge savings on costs and carbon.