UCL Department of Economics


Green Awareness: environmental sustainability

The Department of Economics is proud to be taking part in the UCL Green Impact initiative. 

Cycling at UCL provides all you need to know about cycling in London including maps, facilities and how you can save money by claiming expenses!

Water Bottles

UCL Department of Economics is part of London’s Refill Revolution #OneLess. Read more about our Refill Drive, encouraging staff and students to reduce our consumption of single-use bottled water.

DONATE all your unwanted books to Better World Books UK!

Better World Books gives your no-longer-needed books an extended life by selling them on multiple online marketplaces. Launched in 2008, the service supports literacy charities and importantly, keeps books out of landfill.

Your drop-off point is – 125 Staff Common Room – Drayton House – or contact your Green Champion.

Check your energy consumption

Check you have switched off!! Especially important when leaving your office over the Christmas and Easter breaks and also when leaving a teaching room.

View our energy use at the Carbon Culture webpages.

Warp It

We are signed up to Warp It and can help you source, reuse or recycle any surplus resources such as furniture, equipment, fixtures and fittings – for more information contact your Green Champion.

Want to learn more?

Green Awareness UCL: an introduction to environmental sustainability at UCL

This short Moodle course, for all students and staff, is an introduction to what environmental sustainability means for you, UCL and the wider world.