Category: Sustainability Awards
In 2022, the Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) Store won a Changemaker Award for supporting students and staff to access reusable, recyclable and sustainable materials to use in their projects, courses and workshops. Erin Colquhoun, Assistant Technician at the Materials Hub, gives an update one year on.
The Centre for Regenerative Medicine’s Wellbeing Walks scheme in 2019 aims to promote both physical and mental wellbeing.
The Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) have achieved their 2019 gold award by promoting healthy eating and raising awareness about the link between food and mood.
With plastic being a hot topic in the news, the Printing Services team attempted to find an eco-friendly alternative to plastic binders covers for their 2019 Gold Award.
For their 2019 gold award, the Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility team ran a step count challenge to encourage people to get active.
The Institute for Academic Development’s gold project focused on promoting sustainability, mental wellbeing and fostering a sense of community in the department through a variety of activities.
For their 2019 gold project, Scottish Student Sport encouraged their staff team to choose sustainable travel alternatives where possible, and created a series of sociable activities boosting both health and wellbeing… including ‘plogging’!
For their 2019 gold project, the Centre for Open Learning worked to collect, recycle and redistribute stationery from the University to reduce waste and help share resources with the local community.
For their 2019 gold project, the Centre for Dementia Prevention Awards office team worked to create ‘EcoBricks’ to raise awareness of single-use plastic consumption and reduce the volume of waste reaching landfill.
For their 2018 gold project, the Sport & Exercise Sustainability Awards office team addressed their cleaning products, to reduce plastic waste, release less harmful chemicals and improve staff wellbeing.