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

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

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

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Green Impact UCL 

Green Impact is an environmental accreditation and award scheme. It allows departments and divisions across the university to improve their environmental impact and engage staff and students with essential issues.

More information about Green Impact UCL




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Green Champions

Green Champions are a network of staff and student volunteers. They work together to make UCL cleaner, greener and more sustainable. The role is flexible, but at it's core, it's all about being enthusiastic about sustainability issues in departments and working to help improve UCL’s environmental impact.

More information about Green Champions UCL.



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Sustainability Masterclass Lectures

We're relaunching our lunchtime lecture series. These lectures have a focus on boosting sustainability literacy and equipping the UCL community with the knowledge and skills to start improving our environmental impact.  

More information about Sustainability Masterclass Lectures.




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Student Switch Off

Student switch off is an energy-saving competition run across all UCL halls. Get involved to save energy, party and win prizes!

More information about Student Switch Off.








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Junk in the Trunk

Junk in the Trunk is an exciting volunteer reuse and recycling project, that's all about reducing waste in halls of residence. You can volunteer, run pop-up shops or suggest your own projects to be part of it. 

More information about Junk in the Trunk


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The Big Easter Switch Off

During the holidays, the Big Easter Switch Off is happening across UCL. It’s all about saving energy, money and carbon by switching off unused appliances, lights and equipment. 

More information about the Big Easter Switch Off










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Bentham's Farm

Bentham's Farm is a food-growing cooperative run by UCL students at Max Rayne and Ifor Evans Halls in Camden.  

More information about Bentham's Farm.






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Urban Cycle Skills Training

UCL is working with Camden Council to provide staff and students with urban cycle skills training to improve their confidence and ability on London's roads. 

More information about cycle skills training.





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Green Resolutions

We're gathering your green New Year's resolutions to showcase the diversity of actions that staff, students and academics are taking for a better world.  

More information about Green Resolutions.









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UCL's Living Lab

Where possible, we encourage the use of the UCL estate and infrastructure as a living lab to further research and study. More information about the latest project we've supported can be found here.