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Going plastic-free: Getting crafty with your Four R Pledge

By Adrian TankardBusiness School Green Impact team member The Plastic Pollution Coalition’s ‘Four R Pledge’ is a simple commitment that can get those of us who want to go plastic-free, but not sure where to start, heading in the right

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Take the Four R Pledge: Your first steps to going plastic-free

By Adrian TankardBusiness School Green Impact team member July is plastic free month. Taking the leap to stop using those everyday throw away plastic items that we’ve become accustomed to can seem quite daunting. Why, then, is it so important

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Get on your bike!

Cath Senker, Student Academic Success Advisor, and Green Impact Team member considers how lockdown restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic have reduced transport pollution as more people take up cycling and shares her pedalling tips.

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Mental health and connecting with your local natural environment

By Polly WyattBusiness School Green Impact team member Here at the Business School, we are initiating a conversation concerning local wildlife and wellbeing: Providing tips on how to connect with nature, how to enhance nature, and how to enjoy wildlife both individually and collectively.  

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Looking at nature through lockdown eyes

This month, Polly Wyatt from our Green Impact campaign team considers how we can connect with our natural environment in challenging times.  

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10 top tips for getting the most out of your clothing

Business School Green Impact team member, Claire Tymoshyshyn, shares her top tips for making the most of your existing clothing, how you can take your clothes even further, and how to help reduce your wastefulness in one of the world’s

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#whomademyclothes? A Fashion Revolution initiative

By Claire TymoshyshnBusiness School Green Impact team member During April, the Business School Green Impact Team are focusing on Waste and Recycling. As this week is Fashion Revolution week, and we all buy and wear clothes, I thought it would

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The importance of saving water

By Yvonne BarnesBusiness School Green Impact team member Water is essential for human life. It accounts for 50-70% of our body weight and is crucial for most bodily functions. With the current changing climate and extreme weather we have been

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Saving energy: Unplug Monday at the Business School

By Amy FraserBusiness School Green Impact team member Unplug, turn-off, save energy For one hour every Monday from 4pm until 5pm, we are asking you to unplug and turn off any non-essential electronic devices and lights in order to reduce

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A helping hand in the local community – get involved in volunteering

By Amy Collyer Business School Green Impact team member Volunteering is a wonderful way to get involved with interests and issues that matter to you, by supporting local community groups, charities and non-profit organisations, whilst learning and developing new skills,

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