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.
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,...
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.
This report from Newcastle University summarises a series of reviews of the provision of teaching of sustainable Development from 1999 until the academic year 2012/13.
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
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.
Legal update for EAUC Members (September 2013) which includes Climate Change Levy CHP, updates to guidance on Hazardous Waste Management, updated pollution prevention guidance,...
Here is an explanation of The Carbon Trust's independent service to help public bodies understand the benefits of generating 'off-grid' energy.
Case study of the University of Manchester, reducing their waste and carbon footprint by introducing “Bin the Bin” schemes to encourage reuse and recycling.
Fair trade Community of Practice convenor, Liz Cooper, sent out a survey to the group's members requesting their thoughts on fair trade in our institutions
The Revolving Green Fund provides recoverable grants to institutions for projects investing in energy-efficiency and low-carbon technologies to reduce their carbon emissions
A report from the Learning and Skills Improvement Service on embedding sustainability into teaching, learning and the curriculum in the learning and skills sector.
A research report from the Learning and Skills Improvement Service on sustainability skills for growth.
A report from the Learning and Skills Improvement Service on springboards to sustainability: a review of stepping up in sustainability 2012-13.
A book for purchase about resilience and how it may be created within the web of ecological, socio-economic and cultural systems that make up the world.
A case study from an LSIS funded project at Accrington and Rossendale College where they implemented their sustainable development strategy.
A case study based on an LSIS project from Blackpool and the Fylde College based on an LSIS project about Student Entitlement to Education for Sustainable Development.
Job Description for Wigan & Leigh College's Health, Safety and Sustainability Advisor
These resources were made available following the Green Academy Change Programme Residential held 30 April - 1 May 2013 in Leeds.
A case study from Liverpool John Moores about how Ricoh has transformed its document and print management services.
Responses from EAUC Members providing insight on the comparative cost analysis of bottled water coolers/heaters compared to installing mains supplied coolers/heaters
AUDE has published an aide memoire to the preparation of an Estates Strategy for members.
A video produced by AUDE and HEDQF as an exploration of the adaptive re-use of existing buildings by universities both at home and abroad.
Legal update for EAUC Members (June 2013) which includes new CRC order, red tape challenge, climate change levy, industrial emissions directive
This is a d+b facades case study on the design and build of an insulated aluminium rainscreen and replacement windows.
This case study describes how d+b facades insulated aluminium rainscreen overcladding, single ply overlay roof and replacement windows to two interconnected multi-storey...
A case study of the work d+b facades carried out on Blackpool & The Fylde College to repair, restraint and stabilise existing external buildings.
This case study demonstrates how d+b facades designed and built an insulated rainscreen and window replacement to multiple storied buildings at Liverpool John Moores University.
The carbon report from the EAUC annual conference 2013 from data covering energy, waste, water, travel and accommodation.
'Did you know moments' from the 17th EAUC Annual Conference 2013.
A presentation about the Sustainable Development Alliance Learning and Skills (SDALS) from Day 2 of the 17th EAUC Annual Conference 2013.
A presentation about The Hive - a sustainability exemplar building evolving from a groundbreaking partnership to create a fully integrated university and public library.
A case study of Interface and Sunderland University which has undergone a major refurbishment including carpet tiles to create a superior environmental performance.
The key lessons learnt from the HEA's first Green Academy Institutional Change programme and the innovative work being initiated by the participants in the second programme
A presentation about how further education (FE) can share their experiences of incentives/barriers and collectively identify potential solutions
A Presentation from Day 2 of the 17th EAUC Annual Conference 2013 on embedding education for sustainable development in education.
The HEFCE presentation from the EAUC Annual Conference 2013 outlining a new strategy for sustainable development
Plenary presentation from 2013 EAUC Conference about 'Creating an inclusive sustainability ethos: the case of The University of Nottingham'.
The session will spur an exchange of ideas, create contacts in order to share experience and examine next steps to develop toolkits and resources for green champions
A presentation about the launch of the Students' Green Fund at the 2013 EAUC Annual Conference.
Presentations from the EAUC annual conference 2013 on sustainable buildings and reducing carbon in heritage buildings.
Responses from EAUC Members offering advice on setting up a DIY bike repair station
This short webinar discusses why energy management is becoming a necessity in this era of rising energy costs.
Details of the NUS HQ, a demonstrator of an eco-office with a range of pioneering sustainability initiatives, including a pay as you go light scheme.
Link to the Jiscmail list to subscribe to the HEA's e-newsletter and e-bulletin.
This research looks at the links between sustainability and employability in the graduate job market in relation to higher education teaching and learning.
The Art of Green Jujitsu is a video that was made to promote the message to "ditch the eco-cliches and put yourself in your colleagues' shoes."
There is a definite art to crafting a successful award submission. So we’ve produced our top 10 tips for Awards success to bear in mind when writing your Award submission.
This European TUC guide provides advice on good practice from trade union activists across the EU on how to get going on greening their workplaces
The winners’ brochure from the 2012 Green Gown Awards, recognising the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by tertiary education across the UK &...
New Life for Old Pants is a successful textile waste reduction and recycling programme at the University of Salford.
The University of Cumbria operates from several geographically dispersed sites, the main ones being 70 miles apart. Approximately 70% of our students attend placements as part...
An innovative international multidisciplinary PhD training programme, supporting the development of a new generation of top flight early career researchers
There are 19 Resident Associations at the University of Manchester, comprising current students in halls elected by their peers to represent the needs of 34 halls of residence.
Job description for the Waste and Recycling Assistant at Manchester Metropolitan University
Job description for the Environmental Estates Data Analyst at Manchester Metropolitan University
Job description for the Energy & Environmental Systems Manager at Manchester Metropolitan University
Frameworks for the purchase of biomass boilers & pellets from Pro5
In this EAUC Member Spotlight, see how Lucideon are the leading provider of sustainability assurance and management systems certification and training.
Presentations from Day 1 (EAUC 13th Annual Conference) workshop sessions.
A presentation by Joanna Simpson from the EAUC 13th Annual Conference 2009.
A presentation by Dr Debbie Watson from the 13th Annual EAUC Conference 2009.
Handbook for faculty workshops on how to introduce cultural commons and ecojustice issues into their courses
Following on from the successful How to run a successful campaign event hosted by Kirsti Norris on 28 June 2012 at Imperial College London, presentation slides from the day
Making biodiesel from waste vegetable oil is an increasingly popular way to reduce fuel bills and cut carbon emissions
The Centre for Bioscience was awarded project funding by the HEA ESD group to produce a series of short information sheets to support bioscience teaching staff with...
A paper which aims to assist senior managers deal with initiatives intended to reduce energy usage, carbon emissions, and other environmental impacts in universities and colleges
A resource list on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) from Geography, Earth and Environmental Science (GEES) Subject Centre
Guardian article from 28 May 2012 on how online games can help to encourage sustainable behaviour by appealing to people's desire for competition
This pamphlet is a practical guide to show public procurers how they can help address social concerns in what they buy and in their expectations of suppliers
Two new reports argue that many new buildings in universities and colleges could be ‘unfit for purpose’ in the fast changing, market driven and low carbon world of...
An EAUC Insight Guide on the Hazardous Waste Directive 2005 (England & Wales).
HEFCE, EAUC, Leeds Metropolitan University and Business in the Community worked together on an important sector benchmarking project between 2005 and 2006
Completed in July 2010, the £4.2m Durning Centre at Edge Hill University is a building that incorporates unique sustainability innovations.
Confronted with the rising cost – both financial &environmental – of conventional fuel, Blackpool & The Fylde College has driven its sustainable transport using waste...
Salford Energy House provides a platform for academics to collaborate with industry in the development of products to reduce the carbon emissions.
Green Gown Awards 2009 - winners' brochure from the annual awards, recognising excellence in sustainability within the further and higher education sector
With 240 applications in 2011, 25% up from 2010, the Green Gown Awards are firmly established as prestigious recognition of sustainability excellence in tertiary education.
Green Gown Awards 2007-8 - winners brochure from the annual awards, recognising excellence in sustainability within the further and higher education sector
Green Gown Awards 2006-7 - winners' brochure from the annual awards, recognising excellence in sustainability within the further and higher education sector
The winners' brochure from the 2005-2006 Green Gown Awards
The winners' brochure from the 2004-2005 Green Gown Awards