Author: Sarah Ford-Hutchinson

In the second of a new series, Communications Coordinator Sarah shares what it is like to ditch her bus pass and take up cycling to work.

In the first of a new series, Communications Coordinator Sarah shares her experience of ditching her bus pass to take up cycling to work.

Communications Facilitator Sarah Ford-Hutchinson reflects on attending her first sustainability conference in tertiary education – EAUC Scotland’s “A Shared Responsibility” conference – hosted by the University of Edinburgh in November 2015.

Our Changing World lecture by Dr Meriwether Wilson on 10th November 2015; summary by Marlena Segar, 1st year student in Social and Economic History with Environmental Studies

Our Changing World lecture by Andy Kerr on 27th October 2015; summary by Marlena Segar, 1st year student in Social and Economic History with Environmental Studies

We throw away 7 million tonnes of food in the UK every year. Half is perfectly edible, and the other half has been left to decay as result of poor management and a broken economic, political and social system. More than 800 million people in the world go to sleep hungry, even though the waste […]

by Allison Palenske Whole-systems thinking, closed loop and cradle-to-cradle design are common terms used within the discourse of the sustainability sector––within a theoretical framework these concepts seem viable and ideal in solving many issues arising from our current way of living. But on a much more tangible level, how can the process of creating a […]

Three MSc students at the University of Edinburgh have been invited to attend a global climate action workshop during the UN climate negotiations in Paris this December. Here, they tell us about their idea on how to lower the University’s CO2 emissions and about the “Carbon Railcard” – the project that will be taking them […]

Staff in the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability have competed in both the Edinburgh Marathon relay and the Step Count Challenge to promote fitness, encourage active travel and raise money for local charities.

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