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News

Reusable cups up by 64 percent on campus

Campus Kitchen has released data announcing an increase in people using reusable coffee cups of 40 times since last year. The amount of people carrying their own cups has increased from two percent last academic year to 66 percent this year. UEA’s Head of Sustainability, Phil Hunt, said: ‘This is fantastic news and is a…

Science

Live life a little greener

Many of us has seen the massive increase in awareness around climate issues in recent months. With Extinction Rebellion taking Norwich by storm, and students planning to walk out on 15 March for #youthstrike4climate, it is clear massive action needs to be taken. But all that is futile if we don’t all do our part….

Travel

7 ways to make travel more ethical

By now most people are aware of the myriad of ethical issues involved in anything we do, not least travelling, but how can we help this? What can we do to make travelling better for people and the planet? There’s a common misconception that being ethical is expensive, but I strongly believe this is mostly…

Features

How eco-friendly are we really?

If you look around campus, being eco-friendly is everywhere: on signs in cafes, posters above bins and even plastered on printers, but just how effective is this? UEA has seemingly outstanding waste statistics, spending £260,000 every year on its recycling scheme. 90 percent of waste is recycled; and rightly so, the university has long been…

Fashion

Eco Fashion: A trend for the future

Conscious trends can be found in a plethora of stores worldwide and are becoming more popular by the day, proving fashion is no stranger to the eruption of the eco-age. This trend includes anything from the use of organic cotton to the recycling clothes campaign in H&M. The reason being that sustainable fashion is the…

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