UoE Sustainability Awards

On 26 March, we should have been in the beautiful St Cecilia’s Hall to receive our shiny new Gold Award for offices for WTCRF.  Sadly, because of the Covid19 pandemic and social distancing, the celebration had to be cancelled.  However … the awards have been ‘presented’ online!  You can see …

‘Like sending bees to war’: The deadly truth behind your almond-milk obsession

A fascinating article in the Guardian on the challenges facing beekeepers providing bees to pollinate the commercial almond-growers in California, with a huge number of bees being lost every year due to the farming methods there.  Something to think about when you are choosing almond milk as a sustainable alternative …

Have a Sustainable Merry Christmas! Christmas dinner

Eating is the focal point of the day for most Christmas celebrations, but cutting carbon and waste out of a meal doesn’t have to have any impact on your enjoyment of the day.  The following are tips  on ways to reduce your environmental impact: Prepare the right amount of food …