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Green Impact News 2021

A round up of news from the Green Impact Team 2021.

Members of the PALS Green Impact Team have made lifestyle changes to help the planet.

Dave Hetherington IT
Members of the PALS Green Impact Team have made lifestyle changes to help the planet. Read this interview with Dave Hetherington (PALS IT Manager) who decided to shift to an electric car and you can also read about Dave's switch from incandescent bulbs to LED bulbs.

PALS Green Impact team have done it again!

PALS Green Awards 2021Congratulations to the UCL PALS Green Impact team for their outstanding success at UCL's 2021 #UCLSusAwards Ceremony. We won gold in the Green Impact Award categories and LEAF lab awards, and were especially commended for our Sustainability Plan which included a UCL-high of 20 sustainability excellence projects which in effect recognises us as UCL’s greenest department for the 8th year in a row!  Well done to all the other winners & participants, and thanks to Sustainable UCL for hosting the awards.

UCL PALS Green Impact Team Visit Hackney Marshes

November 2021

UCL PALS Hackney MarshesOn 9th November 2021, 11 members of the UCL PALS Green Impact Team walked 6 miles in Hackney marshes to visit 3 of its wildlife reserves, a Sustainable Spices Initiative (SSI) and a park with an amazing collection of trees. The idea was to see how the area has been impacted by humans throughout history whilst COP26 was taking place. Find out more here.

Green Day 2021  

PALS Green Day 2021The annual 2021 UCL PALS Green Day will be on 24 March. Expect a jam-packed programme of events including talks, virtual veggie cookalongs, green wheel of zoom, seed planting, green quiz, bird-tracking, winterwatch... and loads more! Read more here.

Pull the Plug on PALS Printing 

Pull the Plug on PALS PrintingAs part of PALS Green Day 2021, we launched the 'Pull the Plug on PALS Printing' initiative. The pandemic has shown us that printing is not always necessary… will you join us and ditch your printer? Where printing is necessary, we encourage double-sided printing, reduced page margins, using recycled paper and defaulting to the machines to greyscale economy modes. Find out more here.