We are proud to announce the University of Lincoln and the Students’ Union has renewed its Fairtrade University Status Since the previous renewal back in 2015, the University and Student Union staff have worked together to continue being committed to promoting Fairtrade products and the issues around Fairtrade to students and staff.
We had some fantastic entries and hope to be able to implement some of the ideas in the future. 1st Place – sell University of Lincoln branded water bottles on campus to reduce single use plastic A student suggested that we sell university branded water bottles to enable students to drink the free water and […]
Fairtrade products are invaluable in ensuring communities and farmers get paid a fair wage for what they produce. During Fairtrade Fortnight 2017, the University of Lincoln, hosted a variety of events to raise awareness and further promote why its staff and students should choose Fairtrade. The event was also a great opportunity to work with […]
Hill Holt Wood are turning old plastic bottles into greenhouses. They are looking to build one at St Francis Community & Special School, and another at their own site just outside the city. The Students’ Union and the Environmental Sustainability Team are working with colleagues in the University to help collect 2 litre bottles to help Hill […]
Switch Off for Christmas! A reminder for all staff and students to switch off all electrical items before they head home for the Christmas holidays. By switching off every computer, monitor, printer, charger, kettle and microwave when they’re not in use, you can help the university save thousands every year. You’ll also be helping us […]