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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

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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

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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

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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

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Students: give your feedback and get a £10 Waterstones voucher

In the autumn term, we’ll be running a big project about the future of UCL’s carbon emissions.  More...

Published: Jul 21, 2014 2:46:00 PM

It's TRANSPORT day of Green Week UCL!

18 October 2012

October 18th will have a host of transport related activities in the Quad and South Cloisters.

The timings of the lead cycle rides and maintenance workshops have now been confirmed, see the timings page.

  • Make your own smoothie on a bike with Charity Bike Build's smoothie bike
  • Free cycle maintenance from Dr Bike (LCC and Camden Council) 
  • See the Met Police for bike tagging.
  • Try the exchanging places experience - get into the cab of a lorry and look in the mirror to see how drivers of large vehicles view you as a cyclist/pedestrian.
  • London Cycle Campaign will be providing lead cycle rides
  • At the nearby Gower Place Barclays Cycle Hire stand the Roadshow will be providing information on the scheme. 
  • Tell us how you travel to UCL with Mapping for Change (South Cloisters).
  • Pedal-powered cinema where cyclists will power the audiovisuals! The film will start at 6:30 and will be shown in the portico. (Film TBC.)
  • In addition to our activities, UCLU will host an Ethics and Environment Forum.