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A new approach to recycling at UCL

As part of UCL’s ongoing work to improve recycling rates, a new approach to waste and recycling is being introduced across the university. This includes a new way to segregate waste, the introduction of hundreds of news bins and a unified waste signage scheme.  More...

Published: Sep 19, 2014 11:02:00 AM

New bike racks installed around UCL

As part of UCL's ongoing work to improve cycling facilities for staff and students, the UCL Sustainability Team have completed the installation of new parking spaces for 181 bikes around the Bloomsbury campus.  More...

Published: Aug 19, 2014 9:30:00 AM

UCL engineers work with contractors to boost biodiversity

The replacement of air handling equipment on a roof at 1-19 Torrington Place has been used to trial an innovative approach to working with UCL's contractors to boost biodiversity.  More...

Published: Aug 12, 2014 2:02:00 PM

Green UCL Annual Report published 

Green UCL’s Annual Report for 2012-13 is now ready. This report showcases examples of best practice and sets out our progress in creating a more sustainable UCL. More...

Published: Aug 5, 2014 3:54:00 PM

The Sustainability Team

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UCL’s Environmental Sustainability Team works with the UCL community to embed sustainability into projects, processes and behaviours at UCL and beyond. We have a vision for UCL to become a leader in the field of sustainability; through excellence in multidisciplinary academic teaching and research; by creating a culture of collaboration, innovation and action, and through the sustainable development and use of our estate. See the profiles below to find out more about our work. 

Richard Jackson: Director, Sustainability

Address: 1-19 Torrington Place
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Expertise: Since taking up his position at University College London in 2011, Richard Jackson has been leading the development and implementation of UCL's environmental sustainability strategy. Currently creating the new ES team at the University, Richard is putting focus on developing the University’s strategy and taking forward some immediate projects.
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Tony Overbury: Sustainability Manager (Waste and Resources)

Address: 1-19 Torrington Place
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Expertise: Tony is looking at the materials coming into UCL, how they are used and how they are disposed of, with a view to minimising the amount of material entering the waste stream. He is also the programme manager for the UCL Green Impact programme and is involved with other behaviour change initiatives. Tony provides single point of contact support to UCL Union and SLASH - the School of Arts & Humanities, Laws, Social & Historical Sciences and SSEES.
Tony Overbury

Stephanie Chesters: Sustainability Manager (Environmental Management Systems and BREEAM)

Address: 1-19 Torrington Place
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Expertise: Stephanie joined the team in November 2012, supporting teams to incorporate sustainability objectives into construction and other projects across the UCL estate. She is also developing the tools of our Environmental Sustainability Management System (ESMS), supporting our work on EcoCampus, and working across teams to start to embed the ESMS principles into the UCL culture.
Stephanie Chesters

David Anderson: Sustainability Manager (Energy)

Address: 1-19 Torrington Place
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Expertise: David Anderson is the focal point for all energy management matters at UCL.
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Joanna Marshall-Cook: Sustainability Advisor (Carbon and Projects)

Address: 1-19 Torrington Place
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Expertise: Joanna is working on a refresh of UCL’s carbon management plan – looking at how we can reduce energy consumption from our buildings and make it easier for staff and students to save energy and resources across campus. She is also improving the infrastructure for cycling, walking and public transport and working with project teams to embed sustainability into both our new buildings and refurbishments.
Joanna Marshall-Cook

Alex Green: Stakeholder and Communications Coordinator

Address: 1-19 Torrington Place
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Expertise: Alex’s work focuses on supporting staff and students to make positive environmental behaviour changes. As part of this, he focuses on recruiting and supporting departmental teams to take part in the UCL Green Impact programme, Student Switch Off and NETpositive.
Alex Green