Exodus - Dealing with What's Left Behind

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This workshop presentation is from the “Global Goals: Local Action” EAUC Annual Conference 2017, presented by Joe Bourne, Student Engagement Manager - Lancaster University Students' Union. Darren Axe, Environmental Projects Manager - Lancaster University Students' Union. Jonathan Mills, Carbon, Environment and Sustainability Manager - Lancaster University. Ben Guile, Exodus Student Staff Co-ordinator - Lancaster University Students' Union and fell under the Planet - Resources stream. To find more presentations and resources from this Conference, search for EAUCConf17.

Lancaster University’s end of year recycling project is now in its ninth year and last summer it prevented 46 tonnes of waste going to landfill by either redistributing it on campus or dispersing it amongst local and international charities.

This presentation-based session told the story of the Exodus project – warts and all! It looked back to how it started, explored the benefits to campus and how more and more students are getting involved. It also featured some of the more innovative turns it has taken. Perhaps most importantly, the Lancaster university team shared some of the challenges, obstacles and low points of the project and explained how they have overcome these (or not in some cases!)