Scrapstores support reuse of resources for community benefit through the diversion of clean reusable scrap waste materials from businesses. ScrapstoresUK is a registered charity incepted by scrapstores themselves to gather and share information about issues, barriers, opportunities, good practice, achievements, … Continue reading
Attached is a certificate recognising Estates’ and UAL staff’s efforts in reducing our paper consumption. Every little helps!
Can the Kindle reduce paper use?
There’s an interesting article about a Princeton pilot scheme here where the Kindle e-reader was used by students for reading course materials. There was mixed feedback but on the positive side, almost a 50% reduction in paper use was achieved. … Continue reading
Green ICT in London
Contributed by Paul Stephenson and Kevin Garner on behalf of Information Services During the Summer IT Services have started to engage with a London wide project – Green ICT in London HEIs (GrILH) which is a JISC (Joint Information Services … Continue reading
CRISP Reuse Project
CRISP Reuse Project – Furzedown and Cedars Halls Over the 2010 summer period, Furzedown and Cedars Hall participated in the London Hall of Residence Reuse Scheme that is conducted by the charitable organisation CRISP (Community Recycling In Southwark Project). As … Continue reading
New improved recycling facilities roll out
Posted by mike in Waste Management
From UAL news & events: Over the summer new improved recycling facilities are being installed across all University of the Arts London sites. The simple and easy system will have just two bins for all regular refuse; green bins with clear … Continue reading
Sustainability in laboratories
This might be of interest for some of our more technical facilities: Colleagues may be interested in two new S-Lab case studies. One examines energy management in the University of York’s Department of Biology, which has reduced its electricity consumption … Continue reading
Following a talk by Caroline Clark from Lovely As A Tree, 2nd year Design for Advertising students at LCC had a workshop to create their own sketchbooks for a project on recycling junk mail. Waste paper was donated from workshops, … Continue reading
Lifecycle of a mobile phone
This is a video by Claudio De Paula Graciolli Jnr who is a student on the Graduate Certificate Design for Visual Communication course at the London College of Communication.
HEFCE sets targets for carbon emmissions reduction
A joint consultation between HEFCE, Universities UK and GuildHE on developing a carbon reduction target and strategy for higher education in England is being published today. The consultation asks for views on proposed sector-level targets for the reduction of carbon … Continue reading