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The rise of the cycle lane

Marcus Atkinson, Business Engagement Manager and School Green Team member considers how moves to make our streets more cycle friendly has sparked debate.

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Water is precious, don’t waste it!

Fresh water is the foundation for life. It is a precious and scarce resource, which in our British climate we often take for granted – although we know that our climate is changing. Business School Green Impact Team member Amy

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Counting the cost of energy – How to reduce home consumption, save money and look after our environment

With the growing awareness of how human energy consumption is fuelling climate change at huge cost to our environment, what can we do to reduce both our energy consumption and bills? Yvonne Barnes from the Business School Green Team offers

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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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