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Come for a free cycling adventure around London

Join the London by Bike team on a free cycling adventure around London; discover new routes, boost your cycling confidence and enjoy a free lunch or dinner on us when you finish.
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Published: Feb 16, 2015 10:27:00 AM

Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight 2015

Fairtrade Fortnight is 23rd February - 8th March, and all staff and students are encouraged to get involved.
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Published: Feb 10, 2015 1:15:00 PM

Attend the VSU Green Volunteering Fair

UCLU Volunteering Services Unit present the Green Volunteering Fair. Come along to find out about a world of opportunities to get involved. More...

Published: Feb 9, 2015 9:41:00 AM

Share your images of sustainability

Green UCL is gathering your interpretations and visualisations of key sustainability themes for their Annual Report. Winning entries will receive a £50 prize and coverage in this widely-read report.  More...

Published: Jan 28, 2015 2:42:00 PM

Programmes


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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 UCL Green Impact




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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 UCL's Green Champions.



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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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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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Fairtrade

We support Fairtrade and commit to using, selling and promoting Fairtrade products through all of UCL's outlets and activities. And there are lots of ways you can get more involved too, from buying Fairtrade goods to running events.

More information about Fairtrade.




PAST PROGRAMMES 


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Christmas Switch Off

During the holidays, the Christmas 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 Christmas Switch Off




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Degrees of Change

Degrees of Change is a new programme to make UCL more sustainable. We know it’ll take all of us to make this happen. And no one knows your departments, buildings and your work like you do. Share your ideas and help create a more sustainable UCL. 

More information about Degrees of Change




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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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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.