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As part of the #2023PlasticFree pledge we’re bringing the Big Plastic Count to Leeds from Monday 16 May. Get ready, get set, go – let’s get counting single use plastics together!   We’re working to eliminate single use plastic items from University of Leeds and Leeds University Union (LUU) operations as part of our #2023PlasticFree…
Applications to present at the University of Leeds Annual  Student Sustainability Research Conference 2022 are NOW OPEN to all University of Leeds students!   The virtual conference will take place on Wednesday 8th June 2022 and will bring together students, staff, businesses, and members of the public to experience a diverse range of student research reflecting the…
The Sustainability service will be involved in lots of events during LUU’s Climate Week, and you’re all invited to join us! Climate Week 2022 takes place from Monday 21st to Friday 25th March at Leeds University Union.  It focuses on themes of climate justice, climate education and eco-anxiety, and is a great opportunity to learn,…
Apply by 31st March 2022 for one of two exciting internship opportunities within the University of Leeds Sustainability service. Our interns make a real difference at the University.  They support on important sustainability projects that include student and community engagement, biodiversity, our Blueprint programme, sustainable labs and the delivery of the University Climate Plan.  As…
A team of 21 volunteers spent last Wednesday afternoon clearing 17 bags of litter from Woodhouse Moor and the surrounding streets. The litter pick event was organised by the University of Leeds Sustainability service as part of the University’s Fresh Start Festival. It was the first of a series of monthly litter picks aimed at…
The 2022 Big Campus Birdwatch takes place on Friday 28th January, and we’re encouraging staff and students to take part. The RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) Big Garden Birdwatch takes place over the weekend of 28th – 30th January 2022. This annual survey is not only a great opportunity to learn more…
To kick off 2022 in the best way possible, LUU and the University of Leeds are bringing you the Fresh Start Festival. Running from 24th – 28th January, it’s an opportunity to try new activities, meet new people and find out more about what Leeds has to offer. If you’re interested in finding out more…
Head down to Leeds University Union on Thursday 11th November for a day of engaging in all things sustainability!  COP26 is in full flow, and whilst world leaders and our own Leeds researchers explore, debate and agree how to take global action on climate change, you might be wondering how you can get involved yourself. …