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Green Impact, UCL's annual sustainability programme is now live for the 2015-16 period, and all departments and divisions are encouraged to take part. More...
Published: Sep 28, 2015 2:52:00 PM
A new free exhibition will run in Gordon Square Gardens from the 21st September - 16th October, tackling the environmental challenges we face in a changing and increasingly interconnected world. More...
Published: Sep 23, 2015 10:00:00 AM
UCL action for sustainability was celebrated this week at the Sustainability Team's annual Green Impact Awards. Vice-Provost Professor Anthony Smith, Professor Graham Hart, Dean of the Faculty of Population Health Sciences and the Sustainability Team paid tribute to the remarkable efforts of staff and students in creating a more sustainable UCL. More...
Published: Sep 17, 2015 11:26:00 AM
Marking a commitment to providing healthy and sustainable food, Sodexo has achieved the Silver Food for Life Catering Mark at UCL. The university's catering partner since 2014,
Sodexo serves over 26,000 students across UCL's Bloomsbury campus.
Published: Aug 11, 2015 12:17:00 PM
Download these posters to help communicate a variety of sustainability issues in your department of division. If you'd like a poster or other visual resource to help you communicate a specific issue not tackled below, please get in touch.
Energy, paper and water-saving posters
Fume cupboard signage
Green Impact email footers (click for full size versions)
Waste and recycling signage
UCL has introduced standardised bin signage. Find out more and download the full range of signs.
Promoting Warpit in your department
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Citations and poster data
Paper poster: between 09/12 and 09/13, UCL bought approximately 50m sheets of paper. Assuming an average paper thickness of 0.1mm, this paper would stack to a height of approximately 5000 metres.
Switch off poster: Assuming computer is energystar category 'A' and monitor is flatscreen 1280 pixels by 1024 pixels, and power rating is 0.107kW when active. Assuming computer is left on when the building is unoccupied for 14 hours (6pm-8am).
0.107kW x 14(hours) = 1.498kWh x 365(days) x 0.43kgCO2/kWh = 235.1111kgCO2/year.
235.1111 / 1.98 (conversion factor for CO2 weight to volume) = 118.74m3 CO2/year.
Estimated volume of double decker bus = 102.12m3