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Design and create a garden to boost biodiversity at UCL

The Sustainability Team and UCL IoE Gardening Project are offering staff and students the chance to design and create one of four biodiversity-boosting raised beds in Sarah's Garden on the roof terrace at the UCL Institute of Education.
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Published: Mar 31, 2015 2:26:00 PM

Cruciform Hub awarded Gold for green credentials

The recently-refurbished Cruciform Hub has received a RICS Ska Gold award for its environmental credentials, which include energy efficient lighting throughout, use of sustainable timber and 99% of all waste generated by the project avoiding landfill. More...

Published: Mar 25, 2015 1:01:00 PM

UCL student a finalist in Mayor of London's Low Carbon competition

Louis's 'Gaia Gallery' project is based in a heritage canal boat and aims to create the UK’s first entirely off-grid touring event space. The project is volunteer-led and has been shaped by a carbon neutral design that incorporates alternative technologies, reclaimed materials and natural building methods. The barge is also currently being converted to operate on recycled vegetable oil, further improving the impact of the project. More...

Published: Mar 18, 2015 1:17:00 PM

Free cycle tours of London (bikes provided!)

After the success of our first rides, we're running more guided cycle tours around London for UCL students. All abilities are welcome, whether you're a cycling fanatic or a total beginner. Even if you don't have a bike, don't worry; we can provide one.
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Published: Mar 16, 2015 10:04:00 AM

Green Impact February League Table

6 February 2014

Gi mini comp

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.

There's plenty of time to make changes in your department before the March 7th deadline, so there's still everything to play for. 

And remember: the team that ticks off the most actions between Monday 10th and Friday 14th February will win a Fairtrade hamper. Good luck! 


Top 20 Green Impact teams:

Position Team Bronze Silver Gold Labs Grand Total
1 PALS 38 23 9   70
2 G.I. Geog 29 7 3 14 53
3 UCL Main and Science Libraries 22 15 4   41
4 All the other good names argon 20 6 3 10 39
5 Royal Free 29 9 1   39
6 UCL Library Services - SSEES Library 28 8 1   37
7 Green Square Library 25 9 2   36
8 Green Darwin 13   5 11 29
9 Green light 24       24
10 Greenpharm 20 4     24
11 The Splat Green Team – NIHR 15 7 1   23
12 Wickford zero waste 20       20
13 Residences 17   1   18
14 Student Psychological Services 12 4     16
15 Green Counts 11 4     15
16 IoO Library 15       15
17 GreenSSEES 12   2   14
18 grEEn 12       12
19 ICH Library, UCL 8 2     10
20 Immunology       9 9