Earth Hour at the University of Lincoln

The University received a passionate letter from Year 6 students at Westgate School imploring us to take part in Earth Hour on Saturday 30th March and help them to protect and preserve the world for their future.  Earth Hour is the biggest environmental grassroots movement in the world.

February Sustainability Round Up

Our February campaign has been “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”, with a focus on the “reduce” aspect, whether that be by travelling sustainably, shopping second hand, or ditching plastic in the supermarket. We ran three events around sustainable transport on the Brayford Campus, and were kindly joined by Access Lincoln. This was in response to the current […]

January Sustainability Round Up

This January our sustainability theme was “Stay Warm for Less”.  We promoted various ways in  which you can keep warm without having a huge environmental impact. You can see some of our tips in the slideshow below: We also promoted the University’s Thermal Comfort Policy which can be found here. Student Life created a fantastic […]

December Sustainability Round Up

In December, the Environment team promoted the Switch Off Campaign, to encourage our University staff and students to switch off all unnecessary appliances, PCs and monitors over the Christmas break. Staff and students had the ability to download checklists from either our website or from email signatures. As well as this, the campaign was circulated […]

University achieves Silver Award for Environmental Management 

The University has successfully achieved the EcoCampus Silver Award; a national accreditation for Environmental Management. External auditors spent a full day on site to conduct a document review and site visit of our Environmental Management System (EMS). This included the review of procedures, objectives and some interviews with key stakeholders to hear about how Environmental Management and Sustainability are embedded throughout […]