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Environmental Fact of the Week

Did you know … it is National Liftshare Week 1-7 October 2018. Why not join the University’s Car Share scheme or Car Share Durham? Full details available on the Greenspace Car Share website.

Liftshare Week takes place every October across the UK and is all about celebrating the social, environmental and financial benefits of car sharing and is completely flexible.

Why not check out our Environment Schedule to see what events, campaigns and activities are coming up?

Environmental Fact of the Week

Did you know … the University sources Green Energy from Blyth Offshore Wind Farm?

The University renewed its energy contract in October 2017, which is great news as this helps the University to increase the usage of low carbon technologies. Further details about the project are available here.

(9 Feb 2018)

Environmental Sustainability Vision, Policy and Strategy

A new Environmental Sustainability Vision, Policy & Strategy has been agreed by UEC and signed off by the Vice-Chancellor on behalf of the University and all staff and students are encouraged to read this.

(9 Feb 2018) » More about Environmental Sustainability Vision, Policy and Strategy

Environmental Credentials

The University takes pride in gaining external recognition for its environmental behaviour. Examples of where initiatives and practices at the University have been externally recognised and/or rewarded are available on our Environemental Credentials website and include the EAUC Green Gown Awards, Durham County Environment Awards, North East England Tourism and the Green Tourism Business Scheme, to name but a few.

(19 May 2017)