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UCL achieves Ska Gold rating for Whittington Hospital refurbishment

UCL has successfully achieved its first Ska Gold certificate for its refurbishment project in the Whittington Hospital. This rating represents environmental best practice in terms of reducing waste, using more sustainable materials, installing highly efficient lighting, and water saving toilets.   More...

Published: Mar 27, 2014 12:31:00 PM

WARPit Competition Now On

Between Tuesday 18th, until Friday 28th February, the member of staff that lists the most items* on UCL's WARPit site will win some brilliant Fairtrade prizes (as well as the knowledge that you’re making a real reduction to our environmental impact!) More...

Published: Feb 18, 2014 10:38:00 AM

Green Volunteering Fair - Wednesday 12th February

Come along to UCLU and Green UCL’s Green Volunteering Fair, 6-8pm on Wednesday 12th February 2014 to find out about a huge variety of ways to make a positive environmental impact.  More...

Published: Feb 7, 2014 10:46:00 AM

Green Impact February League Table

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. More...

Published: Feb 6, 2014 11:35:00 AM

Henrietta Nasmyth (Inter Cultural Studies): la decroissance economique...

Collecting of bottles from the local bars over a two year period to line a well & also an "aljibe", which is an arabic cistern common in the Mediterranean.

We also collected Tyres to rebuild a "bancal" or terrace, another innovation in Spain developed by the Moors to maximise the use of fertile land by facilitating irrigation.

The third image is of my car, which I turfed to mark the launch of the mothers Twitter group at my daughters school; @_greenbelt; the idea being to question the girls (who are all driven to school in Landrovers) about their use of the country side, is it just there to drive past?