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Cut down on waste and get an extra £200 in your pocket

Catherine Windrow works for North London Waste Authority and took part in Green Space at the North Observatory earlier this term. Here she shares some easy tips to reduce waste, improve your environmental impact and save money.  More...

Published: Dec 15, 2014 11:09:00 AM

Free hydrogen-powered mulled apple juice and switching off stickers

On Tuesday 9th December, 12-2pm, we'll be raising awareness about the Christmas Switch Off by giving away free mulled apple juice powered by the UCL's brilliant UCell hydrogen fuel cell in the Main Quad.  More...

Published: Dec 8, 2014 11:22:00 AM

The Sustainability Team is recruiting!

Want to join UCL’s Sustainability Team and help improve the sustainability of our business and projects? More...

Published: Nov 25, 2014 10:35:00 AM

UCL achieves Highly Commended for Sustainable Facilities Management

UCL and its partners Office and General and Bywaters have received a Highly Commended accolade at the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) awards. More...

Published: Nov 12, 2014 10:43:00 AM

Green Impact February League Table

6 February 2014

Gi mini comp

The latest results of the Green Impact are in! As always, big congratulations to all teams involved - we have a record number of teams taking part and nearly 600 actions taken as a result of the programme so far.

There's plenty of time to make changes in your department before the March 7th deadline, so there's still everything to play for. 

And remember: the team that ticks off the most actions between Monday 10th and Friday 14th February will win a Fairtrade hamper. Good luck! 


Top 20 Green Impact teams:

Position Team Bronze Silver Gold Labs Grand Total
1 PALS 38 23 9   70
2 G.I. Geog 29 7 3 14 53
3 UCL Main and Science Libraries 22 15 4   41
4 All the other good names argon 20 6 3 10 39
5 Royal Free 29 9 1   39
6 UCL Library Services - SSEES Library 28 8 1   37
7 Green Square Library 25 9 2   36
8 Green Darwin 13   5 11 29
9 Green light 24       24
10 Greenpharm 20 4     24
11 The Splat Green Team – NIHR 15 7 1   23
12 Wickford zero waste 20       20
13 Residences 17   1   18
14 Student Psychological Services 12 4     16
15 Green Counts 11 4     15
16 IoO Library 15       15
17 GreenSSEES 12   2   14
18 grEEn 12       12
19 ICH Library, UCL 8 2     10
20 Immunology       9 9