Go Green Week 2019

From 11th to 15th February, People & Planet’s week-long celebration of environmental sustainability will be taking place across the country.  As current first place champions of the People & Planet University League, Manchester Met will be fully involved with a jam-packed week of activities. The Environment Team, the Student Union, and MMU Sport will all […]

Guest Blog – MetMUnch brought their #Souperheroes and #MetMUnchMeatFree campaigns to Man Met Uni!

MetMUnch is a global award-winning, student led social enterprise based at here at Manchester Metropolitan University. At its heart is a passion for nutrition, wellbeing and sustainability. MetMUnch have been on a mission to showcase sustainable, meat free food that is both delicious and nutrient dense. From the start of January, MetMUnch joined forces with […]

Certified on repeat!

We’ve been recertified to the international environmental management standard ISO14001:2015.  This demonstrates our ongoing commitment to  improving our environmental performance.  To get this important certification, we have an external company, NQA, visit the Uni and audit our envrionmental strategy and practices. Our auditor, Richard, says “…There is a clear and demonstrable desire to drive forward […]

Have your dissertation make a difference with new NUS scheme!

Use your education as a force for good by connecting with forward thinking organisations to collaborate on research, dissertations and practical projects to progress economic, social and environmental sustainability! We know organisations often don’t have the time, resources or expertise to complete the research that they need to do. NUS Dissertations for Good partners students […]


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 […]