UCL has renewed its corporate membership of the London Wildlife Trust (LWT) for a fourth year. UCL was the first university to sign up for corporate membership of the charity and is delighted to continue this partnership.
Publication date: 3 March 2016
UCL's President and Provost Professor Michael Arthur has written to
Camden Council to express UCL’s support for the new Tavistock Place and
Torrington Place cycle lanes.
Publication date: 19 February 2016
First-year students on UCL's BASc course are collaborating with UCL's plumbers and Sustainability Team to install water meters in the Wilkins Building South Junction toilets as part of their research.
Publication date: 15 February 2016
Publication date: 4 February 2016
The Sustainability Team has received an award from UCL's President and Provost Professor Michael Arthur for its innovative approach to academic collaboration and communicating the University's carbon reduction challenge.
Publication date: 4 February 2016
We're hosting free bike maintenance and safety checks for you to keep your bike in top condition. Just turn up and expert mechanics from BikeWorks will do the rest.
Publication date: 3 February 2016
After a comprehensive audit, UCL has retained a Gold accreditation for its EcoCampus Environmental Management System, in recognition of progress made to embed environmental compliance, processes and values at the University.
Publication date: 26 January 2016
Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Big Switch Off over the winter break. These savings show the big reduction we can all help make to UCL's energy consumption, costs and carbon emissions.
Publication date: 13 January 2016
As part of UCL Careers Environmental Careers Week, we asked members of staff around UCL about their environmental jobs, what motivates them and what tips they'd give to recent graduates.
Publication date: 8 January 2016
The Federation of Rescued Kitchenware (F.O.R.K.), co-founded by UCL alumni, is a brand new social enterprise that provides starter kits of second-hand kitchenware to students.
Publication date: 4 January 2016
Publication date: 15 December 2015
The UCL Sustainability Team and UCLU Green Economy Society are working together to run termly sustainability challenges, designed to create real solutions to pressing sustainability issues at UCL and in the wider world.
Publication date: 9 December 2015
The department or division with the largest
proportion of staff and students pledging to switch off lights, appliances and
equipment over the holidays will win £100 worth of vouchers to spend on energy-saving products or eco treats.
Publication date: 8 December 2015
The Federation of
Rescued Kitchenware (or F.O.R.K.) is a new social enterprise that provides kitchen
starter kits to students in London. F.O.R.K. aims to reduce waste and encourage reuse, all while making students’ start at
university a little easier.
Publication date: 2 December 2015
One of London's most popular cycle routes is to be doubled in size in a 12-month trial.
Publication date: 30 November 2015
UCL creates interactive tool to enable staff and students to tackle the university's carbon challenge
How would you spend £10m to reduce UCL's carbon emissions?
Publication date: 28 October 2015
Green Impact, UCL's annual sustainability programme is now live for the 2015-16 period, and all departments and divisions are encouraged to take part.
Publication date: 22 October 2015
UCL action for sustainability was celebrated this week at the Sustainability Team's annual Green Impact Awards. Vice-Provost Professor Anthony Smith, Professor Graham Hart, Dean of the Faculty of Population Health Sciences and the Sustainability Team paid tribute to the remarkable efforts of staff and students in creating a more sustainable UCL.
Publication date: 21 October 2015
A new free exhibition is running in Gordon Square Gardens from the 21st September - 16th October, tackling the environmental challenges we face in a changing and increasingly interconnected world.
Publication date: 16 September 2015
Marking a commitment to providing healthy and sustainable food, Sodexo has achieved the Silver Food for Life Catering Mark at UCL. The university's catering partner since 2014,
Sodexo serves over 26,000 students across UCL's Bloomsbury campus.
Publication date: 11 August 2015
Now in their eleventh year, the Green Gown Awards recognise exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the UK. And UCL is a finalist in these awards for its pioneering approach to reducing vehicles on its Bloomsbury campus.
Publication date: 10 July 2015
Each year, it costs around £14 million and produces
over 60,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide to power UCL's estate and operations. And to manage
this impact, we must be able to map and measure it.
Publication date: 1 July 2015
With support from the UCL Sustainability Team, the UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC) is looking for students to develop innovative uses for technology to help make the university more sustainable. The competition has a £500 prize and the winning entry may be implemented across UCL.
Publication date: 12 June 2015