Eliminating unnecessary single-use plastics is becoming an increasingly urgent agenda for Universities and Colleges. It's time to rethink how we consume with the rise of the Zero Waste movement and Universities and Colleges can have a huge impact on this societal shift.
These resources should provide an insight into the research, case studies and arguments around working towards more sustainable practices.
See below for our collated resources.
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On 25th September 2018 the Community Engagement Topic Support Network met to discuss: Keep Scotland Beautiful's Community Engagement (Heather...
Ahead of the Scottish Government Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) consultation closing, Stuart Murray from Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) came to the EAUC-Scotland Forum on 12th...
SEPA has published new guidance on Reuse Activities and Waste Regulation which aims to support the growth of reuse activities in Scotland, in line with the Scottish Government...
NUS covered the story of Trinity Saint David's Students' Union (TSDSU) quest for a plastic free venue. Read more here.
NUS launched #TheLastStraw – a campaign to stop the use of single-use plastic straws in students’ unions and beyond. Read more here.
Sheffield Students' Union is opening a whole shop dedicated to environmentally friendly household goods and wholefoods without the packaging. Read the full article here.
Resource Efficient Scotland have published an accessible article providing 12 ways your office can help tackle the plastic problem, with details on how to change behaviour...
Report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the World Economic Forum on The New Plastics Economy: Catalysing action, released on the 16th of January at the Worldforum
EAUC Member responses to suggestions or recommendations regarding sustainable bag suppliers that are better than the standard photodegradable polyethylene.
I spend my life implementing reuse and repair mechanisms within organisations, so that they can get maximum value from their surplus assets.
This presentation is from the “Challenging Connections” EAUC Annual Conference 2015, presented by Warp It and falls under the Estates and Operations Stream.
A two page document about plastics - one of the 14 key commodity/service areas chosen to cover the main areas of procurement relevant to poverty issues.
This reuse implementation guide has been compiled as part of the HEFCE funded project “Moving Towards Zero-Waste”
Information on the London School of Economics' HEFCE-funded project, moving towards zero waste.