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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

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?