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  • People in the UK use so many resources we would need three planets if the whole world lived like we do. An average North American would need five! Ghandi quote: On the eve of India’s independence, Mahatma Gandhi was asked whether he thought the country could follow the British model of industrial development. His response retains a powerful resonance in a world that has to redefine its relation to the earth’s ecology: "It took Britain half the resources of this planet to achieve its prosperity. How many planets will India require for development?"
  • I took 3 flights in the last 12 months Spent too much on tools (although they were for my bicycle!!)
  • We start the century at 1.5 billion We end the century, after adding another billion every 12 years at 6 billion and we are not at 6.9 billion. By mid century we are predicted to be at 9 billion. The 9 billion people are of course all aspiring to live the sort of standard of living that we have in the UK, so as we move forward we not only adding another 50% to the population we have also increased demand for resources per head of the population on the planet
  • Following are some artist representations of London in the future from the project ‘Post cards from the Future’
  • Shanty Towns surrounding Buckingham Palace
  • Gherkin converted to social housing
  • Why is sustainable development important for higher education? Climate change is the greatest environmental challenge facing the world today. To meet this challenge, the world needs minds capable of creating new possibilities for meeting our basic needs such as energy, water, shelter and food; minds that can transform our daily experiences into ones that allow a sustainable development, safeguarding our opportunities and the environment for future generations. The higher education sector is where these minds are trained and developed. Therefore, it is crucial that the sector contributes strongly to sustainable development. It can do so by training and expanding these young minds; researching answers to challenges and informing public policy; showing its own understanding and commitment through careful campus management; and by being a responsible employer and active member of the business and local community.
  • People & Planet Green League has brought sustainability at Universities into the minds of senior management. The University is measured on 10 different criteria and compared to other UK universities. In 2009 Greenwich was 103 rd , in 2010 it came 61 st . In 2011 we reached a brilliant 5 th ! Kingston Uni was 2 nd highest
  • Green Travel & Transport – Simon Earp Building Services manager – Nigel Heugh - part of the role includes energy reduction Sustainable Development Manager – Kat Thorne Sustainability Projects Officer – John Bailey ILS Sustainability Champions: AH – Carol Rostek, Neil Elliot Gre: Jaswant Singh, David Young Med: Karen Worden, Lynn Finnemore
  • The University is implementing an Environmental Management System based on the internationally recognised ISO 14001. The University of Greenwich has joined the EcoCampus Environmental Management award scheme for 2010. The aims of the EcoCampus Scheme are to encourage, reward and provide tools to assist institutions in moving towards environmental sustainability through good operational and management practices. This year University of Greenwich achieved the EcoCampus Bronze award.
  • Production of CO2 - contributing to climate change and global warming resulting in sea level rise, changing weather patterns, increased incidence of pest / diseases, damage to human health / quality of life and biodiversity Depletion of finite resources Production of oxides of nitrogen leading to photochemical smog formation, resulting in damage to human health, damage to plants and reduction of biodiversity Production of sulphur dioxide leading to damage to human respiratory health and formation of acid rain resulting in forest decline and lake acidification
  • And all when we have clean, cold, drinking water from our taps!!
  • £ 2 Million – Wayne Rooney’s salary for 2 months, 2 million energy saving light bulbs, 1 tonne Carbon = 1 hot air balloon 1,000 tonnes = weight of 250 fully grown male adult elephants, Londoners produce 3.4 million tonnes of rubbish a year - enough to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool every hour. (according to the GLA)
  • * Based on a 2008/9 baseline = to HEFCE target
  • War – What is it good for? – Not the climate!
  • This year the University is undertaking the Higher Education Carbon Management Programme run by the Carbon Trust. In line with HEFCE’s requirements for Universities to have a signed off Carbon Management Plan to meet their funding criteria (CIF2). HEFCE have set sector wide aspirations for the Higher Education sector to cut their carbon emissions by 43% by 2020 based on a 2005/6 baseline. Through the Carbon Management Plan the University is trying to create a plan to reduce our Carbon Emissions by 35% by 2015 and 50% by 2020. The aspiration is to become a leader in the sector.
  • Internal competition - chance to win Ice Cream – trips to the O2 Dome Money back at the end of the year! Chance to wear green lycra! RAs to do the postering and help with the recruiting of the eco-power rangers + reminders when doing the halls visits on duty.
  • The UK currently sends over 300 kg of waste per person per year to landfill (Eurostat) and the South East sends more to landfill than any other region. At £56 per tonne, landfill is becoming expensive too. Graph shows approximate rates for August 2010
  • One of the best ways to be environmentally friendly is to cut down on what you use in the first place, rethink about what you need, reduce what you buy/consume to sensible levels, reuse what you can and then recycle what you need to throw away If we didn’t throw this away we could collectively achieve 10% of George Osborne’s spending cuts!
  • Reminders while doing duty at the end of the term.
  • Focused on behaviour change. Should be able to reduce Carbon Emissions by 5-10% through behaviour change. Neil Garrod to be supporting the champions. Vice Chancellor’s office is also competing in the Green Impact scheme. Trialled at Bristol 2 years ago – success, last year a further 21 universities signed up and this year there are more than 30.
  • Fascinating facts about bees In a typical bee colony you will find: 1 queen (female) 300 drones (males) 25,000 older workers, foragers (female) 25,000 young workers in the hive attending the brood that might consist of: 9,000 larvae requiring food 6,000 eggs (from which the larvae hatch) 20,000 older larvae and pupae in sealed cells which need no attention except to be kept warm at around 35°C   The queen can lay over 1000 eggs a day which is more than her bodyweight.   Bees eat honey primarily to fuel their wing muscles. They fly within a radius of up to 4 miles of their hive though few go that far. Their top speed is about 22mph (32 Km/h). Honey fuel consumption is approximately 7 million miles per gallon – compared to 34 miles per gallon for the top performing diesel vehicle in the University’s fleet!   To collect enough nectar and pollen for a large jar of honey (500g) a bee would have to travel the equivalent distance of twice around the world which would involve visiting 10,000 flowers.   Before electricity and gas bees wax was more important to man than honey, bees wax can burn very economically with no smoke when burnt with the right size wick.
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  • Carbon8 – University spin off company pioneering research into innovative capture of carbon dioxide Algae Fuel – To fuel a CHP in Medway Stockwell Street – Developing a BREEAM Excellent building for School of Architecture Hadlow College – Sustainable Agriculture School of Science – Developing renewable energy projects with Ian Cakebread The Sustainability Team is determined to take the message of sustainability and positive environmental action to the students. We have had a presence at the Freshers’ Fayres. We signed up nearly 50 students interested in gaining work experience in the University Sustainability Team. We are planning Go Green Week for February 2011. Sustainability is being engrained into the education and research programmes at the University.
  • Sustainability Round up! Policies – Fairtrade, Biodiversity, Sustainable Food Carbon Management Plan Fairtrade Accreditation Good Egg Award for Free-Range Eggs Organic milk MSC Fish Green cleaning products New bins Widescale videoconferencing EcoCampus Bronze Sustainability Blog Twitter Green Travel Plan Sustainable Procurement Policy Green Week Bees Biodiversity Steering Group End-of-Term Re-Use Scheme Sustainability Champions Network 1 st Class Award in the People & Planet Green League
  • Our waste and recycling rates have already improved thanks to signage, new bins and working with interserve and bywaters. New bins coming to medway! Still a lot more to do before we reach our aim! University aspirational targets: 30% by July 2016 and 40% by July 2020
  • Based on 2009/10 baseline
  • The way you behave at work will impact the University’s performance in achieving its targets for reducing carbon emissions and waste. We estimate that we can reduce our carbon emissions by between 5-10% through behaviour change alone. You and your colleagues are key to our performance!
  • Nelly Furtardo reached No. 4 in the UK chart with her environmental message! Nelly reached No. 4 in the UK and No.1 in the USA.
  • You can see from the graph where the average UK citizen can make their biggest carbon reduction. Flying – make a trip into Europe using the boat or train instead of flying. Take one big holiday instead of lots of short breaks. Loft insulation isn’t expensive and it is easy to install – often the best quick win in the home! Heating less helps – try a winter jumper. Walking and cycling have huge benefits for health as well as cutting carbon and saving money. Why not cycle or walk to the train station instead of driving?
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    1. 1. http://www.breathingearth.net/
    2. 2. Sustainability at the University of Greenwich John Bailey 17 th November 2011 Medway Campus
    3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>What is sustainability? </li></ul><ul><li>Why it is important for the University? </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability Strategy and Policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What the University is doing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Energy, waste, transport, education, biodiversity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who is involved? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to get involved? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Top tips- what can you do at home and at university? </li></ul>
    4. 4. What is sustainability? <ul><li>VIDEO: Sustainability Explained </li></ul>Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5NiTN0chj0
    5. 5. What is Sustainability anyway? “ Development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (The Brundtland Commission 1987). “ The concept of living within our limits” “ Sustainability is not just about cleaning up your own room it’s about keeping tidy an even bigger room that belongs to everyone”
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    8. 8. Here you can see the total estimated amounts of minerals left. The next slide equates these tonnages to how long these minerals will last if we consume at the current rate.
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    10. 10. Indium <ul><li>Used in: </li></ul><ul><li>LCD monitors </li></ul><ul><li>Touch Screen devices (iPad iPhone) </li></ul><ul><li>Laptops </li></ul><ul><li>Smartphones </li></ul>13 Years Left: If the world continues to consume at the current rate 4 Years Left: If the world consumes at half the rate of the USA Source: University of Ausburg, Yale University
    11. 11. We only have One Planet If everyone in the world lived like we do in the UK... We would need three planets!
    12. 12. Carbon Footprint How did you get on? If the whole world lived like I do we would need: 1.85 planets I have a footprint of 6.86 tonnes of CO 2 per year. 6 months ago: 2.39 planets footprint of 11.76 tonnes of CO 2 per year.
    13. 13. The global population is increasing 7 billion today, predicted to be nearly 9 billion by 2025. Global Population Population Growth from year 0 to 2000. Source: US Census Bureau Projected Global population growth. Source UN World Population Prospects, 2004
    14. 14. Population vs. Resources &quot;An extra child born today in the United States, would, down the generations, produce an eventual carbon footprint seven times that of an extra child in China, 55 times that of an Indian child or 86 times that of a Nigerian child.&quot; Paul Murtaugh of Oregon State University
    15. 15. Postcards from the future?
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    18. 18. <ul><li>Responsibility – roles as educators and researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Response to Government policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government wants the public sector to take a lead in sustainable development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HEFCE “Sustainable Development in Higher Education” 2008 outlines importance of sustainable development to sector </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capital Investment Framework – required to rate and report institution’s approach to sustainability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Required to produce a carbon management plan by March 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legislation/ regulation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rising costs of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation – league tables </li></ul>Why sustainability is important to the University
    19. 20. The journey so far.. <ul><li>2008 : </li></ul><ul><li>Transport and Green Travel Manager appointed </li></ul><ul><li>2009 : </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Development Manager appointed </li></ul><ul><li>Green travel initiatives were introduced </li></ul><ul><li>Investment in automatic meters and investment in energy saving projects starts </li></ul><ul><li>2010 : </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability policy and sustainability action plan for 2010 was agreed by Resources Sub Committee/ Vice Chancellors Group and Court </li></ul><ul><li>Prof Neil Garrod (Deputy Vice Chancellor Resources) identified as VCG champion </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability Projects Officer appointed </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Sustainability Champions launched </li></ul><ul><li>Biodiversity Steering Group formed </li></ul><ul><li>2011 : </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Food Policy, Biodiversity Policy, Fairtrade Policy </li></ul><ul><li>1st University of Greenwich Green Week </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon Management Plan </li></ul><ul><li>5 th in People & Planet Green League Table </li></ul>
    20. 21. Sustainability Policy
    21. 22. The Sustainability ‘Team’
    22. 23. Environmental Management System (EMS) <ul><li>University has been implementing EcoCampus </li></ul><ul><li>Bronze – achieved July 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Silver – achieved June 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>We are now working towards the internationally recognised ISO14001 and hope to achieve this by March 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>From Legal Requirements to Best Practice </li></ul>
    23. 24. University’s Environmental Impacts <ul><li>An environmental impact is ‘the effect of an activity or substance on the environment.’ </li></ul>The Sustainability Team has identified over 70 environmental impacts caused by the University’s operations. energy water biodiversity natural resources waste food emissions education
    24. 25. What are the environmental impacts of the energy we use? <ul><li>Energy from a non-renewable source: </li></ul><ul><li>Production of CO 2 contributes to climate change </li></ul><ul><li>Depletion of finite resources </li></ul><ul><li>Production of oxides of nitrogen smog </li></ul><ul><li>Production of sulphur dioxide </li></ul>
    25. 26. What is the environmental impact of a bottled water cooler? <ul><li>Transportation associated with delivery and collection of plastic bottles. </li></ul><ul><li>Energy required to chill water. </li></ul><ul><li>Waste created via disposable cup usage. </li></ul><ul><li>Consumption of resources (water, plastic, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Cleaning of water bottles </li></ul>
    26. 27. Quiz 1. How much does the University spend on energy? £2.3 million per year 2. How many tonnes of CO 2 did the University emit from the electricity and gas used in its buildings? (1 tonne CO 2 equates to one hot air balloon) In 2009 the University emitted 13,677 tonnes of CO 2 3. How much waste does the University produce in a year? (Elephant weighs 4 tonnes) In 2009/10 the University produced 1,051 tonnes of waste* Enough to buy 2.3 million energy saving lightbulbs! Londoners produce enough waste to fill an Olympic pool every hour
    27. 28. Carbon / Energy Reduction HEFCE Target: 43% by 2020 based on a 2005/6 baseline . University aspirational targets: 30% by July 2016 40% by July 2020 (based on a 2009/10 baseline)
    28. 29. UK Carbon Emissions The University of Greenwich is in the top 1,000 (963 rd ) carbon emitting organisations in the UK. It emits 13,000 tonnes of CO 2 Per year (2010). UK Carbon Emissions League Table: <ul><li>Ministry of Defence 1,754,541 tonnes CO 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Tesco 1,562,532 </li></ul><ul><li>BT 1,258,720 </li></ul><ul><li>Sainsbury’s 961,782 </li></ul><ul><li>Morrison’s 837,026 </li></ul><ul><li>Asda 794,029 </li></ul><ul><li>Esso 666,176 </li></ul><ul><li>Thames Water 633,083 </li></ul><ul><li>The Co-Operative 588,633 </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry of Justice 502,823 </li></ul>
    29. 30. Carbon Management Plan <ul><li>Developed with the Carbon Trust </li></ul><ul><li>6 year plan </li></ul><ul><li>Meets HEFCE’s requirements funding criteria (CIF2) </li></ul><ul><li>Lays out £6million investment </li></ul><ul><li>115 Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Could save the Uni £1million per year </li></ul>
    30. 31. Carbon Management Plan Carbon Management Matrix
    31. 32. What’s been happening? What’s still to come? <ul><li>Pipe Insulation </li></ul><ul><li>Thermostatic Radiator Valves </li></ul><ul><li>Voltage Optimisation </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic Meter Readings </li></ul><ul><li>Drill Hall Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>£ 375 k Investment </li></ul><ul><li>£ 86 k annual saving </li></ul><ul><li>516 tonnes CO 2 saving </li></ul><ul><li>8.7 % of the overall target </li></ul><ul><li>Combined Heat & Power – Medway </li></ul><ul><li>PC Power Down Software </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Voltaic Solar panels </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness Raising Campaigns </li></ul><ul><li>Building Management Systems </li></ul><ul><li>115 Total number of projects </li></ul><ul><li>£ 6 million total investment </li></ul><ul><li>£ 1 million annual savings by 2016 </li></ul><ul><li>6,000 tonnes annual CO 2 saving by 2016 </li></ul>
    32. 33. Energy Saving in Halls <ul><li>Photo Competitions Every 2 Weeks! </li></ul><ul><li>Win Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream </li></ul><ul><li>Win NUS Extra Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Win Lush Gift Boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Join the facebook page! </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sustainability-University-of-Greenwich/246156035408445#!/greenwichstudentswitchoff </li></ul>
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    34. 35. Body Shaped Insulation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_YENCsW9QM Eco - Seduction http://www.youtube.com/user/StudentSwitchOff#p/u/4/3-Ac0yn6eTM
    35. 36. Waste & Recycling The University has aspirations to become a Zero-Waste University that sends no waste to landfill. Waste by Percentage: 2009/10
    36. 37. Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 1/3 of all food bought in the UK ends up in the bin. (WRAP) =£8 billion-worth of food <ul><li>Landfill sites are due to be full </li></ul><ul><ul><li>in London by end 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in SE England by end 2013 </li></ul></ul>
    37. 38. Recycling on Campus Recyclables (clear & white bags) Non-Recyclables (black bags) Paper (magazines, coursework, lecture notes etc.)   Food waste Cardboard Liquids All plastic (bottles, yoghurt pots, takeaway boxes, etc.) Crisp and sweet wrappers Cans and tins Tetrapaks Polystyrene Glass Paper Cups Packaging contaminated with food    
    38. 39. Recycling Task <ul><li>What bin do you put each piece of waste in? </li></ul>Clear / White Bag Black bag
    39. 40. Bywaters Recycling Facility Where Greenwich University Waste Goes
    40. 41. Halls Re-Use Project <ul><li>What can you do? </li></ul><ul><li>Donate your items </li></ul><ul><li>Help with publicity and posters </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer yourselves! </li></ul><ul><li>Become a project leader </li></ul>This year Avery Hill and Greenwich Halls saved over 1 tonne of re-usable items at the end of the year and donated them to charities.
    41. 42. Recycling in Medway Halls <ul><li>3 Containers in the car-park </li></ul><ul><li>Paper – Cardboard/paper – Plastic </li></ul><ul><li>In your flat: </li></ul><ul><li>1 box or 2 bags for you to take out to the bins </li></ul>
    42. 43. Staff Sustainability Champions The unsung sustainability heroes of the University! There is one championing sustainability in nearly every office and department in the University. <ul><li>They have done 561 tasks to improve the University’s sustainability performance! </li></ul><ul><li>The Champions have been working tirelessly on the NUS Green Impact Workbook. </li></ul><ul><li>They have been audited last month & results are about to be revealed! </li></ul>Greenwich is one of 33 Universities trying to ‘go green’
    43. 44. Green Impact Workbook Staff Champions are working through tasks towards achieving bronze and silver awards. They need your help! Through simple tasks – collectively we can make a big difference 2009/10 - 300 teams and 15,000 staff took part 2010/11 – twice as many We are part of the solution!
    44. 45. Student Green Impact Team members Champion for Engineering: Ian Cakebread You can help! There are 23 tasks in Bronze 25 tasks in Silver 48 tasks in Gold 47 tasks for Labs You could help Engineering win the Platinum Award for the best overall department!
    45. 46. Student Auditors Last Year the Students from the School of Science audited their course leader <ul><li>Green Impact gives you the opportunity to: </li></ul><ul><li>See how the University is performing </li></ul><ul><li>Gain valuable work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Improve your employability </li></ul><ul><li>Your chance to mark the University </li></ul>
    46. 47. Travel The University has lots of ‘green travel’ initiatives including: Greenwich students on their way to campus? <ul><li>Car share 5hare.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Inter campus buses </li></ul><ul><li>Shower and changing facilities for walkers, runners and cyclists </li></ul><ul><li>Safe cycling and walking routes on the University website </li></ul><ul><li>Medway Cycling Society </li></ul><ul><li>TFL Cycle Challenge: Uni Team rode: 8,454 miles = 422,700 calories or 1,409 cupcakes </li></ul><ul><li>New Brompton cycle hire </li></ul>
    47. 48. Boris Johnson Bicycling! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekjIUR3n1C0 CTC Cycle Hero http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXIq4VSYmsQ TFL with Mark Ronson http://www.youtube.com/user/TransportforLondon Cycling Sucks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sFQM9zXztM&feature=related
    48. 49. Cultural and Natural Heritage <ul><li>Overall aim : Continue to protect and conserve the heritage buildings occupied by the university and develop and implement a biodiversity policy that seeks to protect and enhance wildlife on campus </li></ul><ul><li>Oct 2010: Biodiversity Steering Group set up </li></ul><ul><li>The University has created draft Biodiversity Action Plans for all campuses </li></ul><ul><li>Allotments & Food Growing </li></ul><ul><li>Nature Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Wildflower Meadows </li></ul><ul><li>Waterway restoration </li></ul><ul><li>The University now has bees! </li></ul><ul><li>Avery Hill Southwood House </li></ul><ul><li>Greenwich Mausoleum </li></ul><ul><li>Coming to Medway next year </li></ul>
    49. 50. What is Sustainable Procurement? <ul><li>Sustainable Procurement Policy & Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gre.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/548890/RSC-10-62-Sustainable-Procurement-Policy.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable procurement is everyone’s responsibility ! </li></ul>• Meet users’ needs • Deliver long term value for money • Maximise social and economic benefits • Minimise damage to the environment and health
    50. 51. Sustainable Procurement: Paper <ul><li>University uses 30 million sheets per year </li></ul><ul><li>= 83 sheets of paper per staff member per day </li></ul><ul><li>= 3,600 trees per year </li></ul>
    51. 52. Sustainable Food Policy <ul><ul><li>Fairtrade status achieved March 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainable Fish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase seasonal fruit and veg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing min. meat welfare standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less meat more veg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organic milk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free range eggs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fairtrade and organic coffee is offered at all sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No bottled water at meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FREE Tap water available at all cafes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10p off if you use your own mug/cup </li></ul></ul>
    52. 53. Education for Sustainable Development Greenwich Graduate Attribute: Graduates should ‘ Appreciate the importance of behaving sustainably.’ <ul><li>Integration into curriculum and research </li></ul><ul><li>Climate Change </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise, Development and Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Food and Farming </li></ul><ul><li>Social and Environmental Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Communities, Regeneration and Globalisation </li></ul><ul><li>Contaminated Land Remediation </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Technologies </li></ul>
    53. 54. Videoconferencing <ul><li>Greenwich Campus: </li></ul><ul><li>Dreadnought D021 </li></ul><ul><li>Avery Hill Campus: </li></ul><ul><li>- Seacole 311 </li></ul><ul><li>- Mobile Unit (Call Mark Affection) </li></ul><ul><li>Medway: </li></ul><ul><li>- Drill Hall DC017 </li></ul>Reduce travel time and costs! Easy to use and you can book a training session for 15 mins before your meeting.
    54. 55. Green Week 6 th – 11 th February 2012
    55. 56. 2010/11 in Sustainability
    56. 57. What transforms the lone nut into a leader? http://www.ted.com/talks/derek_sivers_how_to_start_a_movement.html
    57. 58. The Future? <ul><li>Bigger, Better, Stronger Sustainability Champions Network (Green Impact 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon Management Plan </li></ul><ul><li>More sustainable food </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability in the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Moving towards zero waste </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced biodiversity…… </li></ul>The University of Greenwich to be a Sector Leader in Sustainability
    58. 59. Targets <ul><li>Carbon Reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce CO 2 by 30% by 2015/16 and 40% by 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior to be significant 5-10% </li></ul><ul><li>Waste & Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Zero to Landfill </li></ul><ul><li>Greenwich graduates </li></ul><ul><li>to ‘ Appreciate the importance of behaving sustainably.’ </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Management System </li></ul><ul><li>Achieve ISO14001 by March 2012 </li></ul>The University is committed to reducing its environmental impact and has set targets to achieve this. <ul><li>BREEAM Excellent </li></ul><ul><li>All new buildings to achieve BREEAM excellent and EPC B rating </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Procurement </li></ul><ul><li>Achieve level 2 by July 2011, achieve level 4 by July 2013. </li></ul><ul><li>10% reduction in paper use. </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate sustainability into teaching and learning strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Travel </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce car commuting by 20% by 2015 </li></ul>
    59. 60. What can you do? &quot; A small leak can sink a great ship &quot; - Benjamin Franklin <ul><li>Green your dept- Support your Sustainability Champion </li></ul><ul><li>Pass this information on to friends, families & flatmates </li></ul><ul><li>Lead by example </li></ul><ul><li>Innovate within your dept. </li></ul><ul><li>Get involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go Green Week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biodiversity / Food growing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fairtrade </li></ul></ul>
    60. 61. At Uni: Energy Tips Listen to the two Nellys! Nelly Furtardo – “Turn off the lights” Nelly (the rapper) - “It’s gettin’ hot in here, so take off all your clothes!” Nelly the Elephant – Not available for comment Turn it Off! Turn off your lights, your computer, your monitor, printer, charger... in fact anything that uses electricity when you’re not using it. This is especially important if you’re the last one out. Green Thing Body Shaped Insulation Put on a jumper Take your clothes off! Not all of them but when it’s too warm don’t turn on the A/C, shed a layer instead
    61. 62. At Uni: Waste Tips Duplex Print Ask IT to set your printer to double sided printing automatically. Use a mug Cut out disposable cups. Greenwich canteens give you 10p off your drink when you bring a mug with you Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Remember the mantra and follow it, do you really need all that extra stuff? Or don’t print Do you need to print it off? Reuse Before you throw it away could somebody else reuse it?
    62. 63. Travel Tips What can you do to cut carbon? Least Sustainable Most sustainable
    63. 64. Back at home <ul><li>Cut down on your flights </li></ul><ul><li>Energy in the home </li></ul><ul><li>Insulate the loft / walls / pipes </li></ul><ul><li>Draught proof windows and doors </li></ul><ul><li>Shower instead of bath (or share!) </li></ul><ul><li>Switch it Off </li></ul><ul><li>Cut down on car use </li></ul><ul><li>Use your legs </li></ul><ul><li>Share journeys </li></ul><ul><li>Public Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Cut down food waste </li></ul><ul><li>8.3 million tonnes food waste (homes) </li></ul>
    64. 65. Actions from this lecture: <ul><li>Find out how you can help your sustainability champion! </li></ul><ul><li>What will you do differently at Uni? </li></ul><ul><li>What will you do differently at home? </li></ul>
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