Sustainability Week 2022
17 March 2022
This year, the University’s annual Sustainability Week takes place between the 21-25 March 2022.
As part of the week, staff and students will be able to find out more about the University’s aim to become carbon neutral by 2030, get their bikes checked and security marked, and take part in a campus tree audit. The full list of events planned is:
- A session on the University’s climate emergency declaration, featuring a discussion around the University's Carbon Offsetting Strategy and the carbon modelling work carried out over the last year;
- A farmer’s market with a selection of stalls including 2 good 2 go, Refill Wales and Tony's Chocolonely;
- Talks on the University’s Hedgehog Friendly Campus initiative and how to take part in a campus tree audit;
- A sustainable travel exhibition with a selection of stalls including a Dr Bike health check, bike security tagging, information on local bus and rail services and the Heart of Campus Project; along with an online workshop focusing on the University’s refreshed travel plan;
- Presentations on waste and recycling on campus, including a session on green laboratory practice.
Professor Mike Bruford, Dean for Environmental Sustainability said: “Sustainability Week is an opportunity to highlight our research and teaching in the field of sustainability. It also enables us to show how we are working together right across campus to drive forward the University’s sustainable development agenda.”
Events are taking place in person and online and are open to staff and students. Find out more about what’s on and how you can book your place.