CALLING ALL ARTISTS “Annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts’ (Euromonitor International’s global packaging trends report) “Art is science made clear.” Jean Cocteau We’re on a mission to increase the use of our wonderful water fountains and decrease purchases of bottled water. We want […]

Free energy & money saving training for our students!

Home energy – Watt’s the cost? In collaboration with The National Union of Students, our Students’ Union, Manchester Student Homes, University of Manchester and University of Salford we are offering FREE energy and money saving training to our students in January! Aimed at those currently living in rented accommodation or moving into rented accommodation next year, […]

Bins, bogs and Edible Bowls!

It’s been an exciting, jam-packed month for the Environment Team – starting with Manchester Recycle Week (October 15th-20th) which we filled with recycling checks and sustainability engagement activities in our Halls of Residence. Our Student Union hosted The NUS Student Eats Conference and Sustainability Summit on October 30th-31st. Two hundred university and college staff and […]


Manchester Climate Change Conference will be held on the 17th July at the Royal Exchange Theatre. There will be an introduction from the Leader of Manchester City Council, Sir Richard Leese and a performance by legendary Manchester poet ‘Argh Kid’.   Come along to hear more about the development of a new carbon reduction target […]