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Published: Sep 30, 2014 5:32:00 PM

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UCL's response to Transport for London's proposed Cycle Superhighways

UCL is currently preparing a formal response to Transport for London's proposals for both a new segregated East-West Cycle Superhighway through Central London and a North-South Cycle Superhighway between Elephant & Castle and King's Cross. If you'd like to make any make any suggestions to be considered as part of this response, please contact Joanna Marshall-Cook before Friday 3rd October.  More...

Published: Sep 26, 2014 10:28:00 AM

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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

BioRegional present One Planet Living in Topic Lunch Series

26 September 2012

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Hayley Baines-Buffery, Head of Sustainable Business at BioRegional social enterprise, presented their method for analysing and reducing the environmental impact of businesses.

One Planet Living. The ten principles framework was used when working with B&Q to engage staff at all levels in improving several areas such as carbon emissions and waste. 

Our Topic Lunch Series continues on the last Monday 1-2pm of every month, see the link for full listings. In the next presentation on October 29th, Alastair McMahon from BioRegional will present on Urbanisation in China. Please contact green-ucl [at] ucl.ac.uk if you would like to attend.