UCL Department of Economics


Green Awareness: environmental sustainability

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.

Drinking Water

Free, safe-to-drink water in Drayton House is available from the basement, ground, first and third floors.


UCL water fountains

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.

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.

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.