Warwick and the Environment
The University of Warwick is justifiably proud of its environmental credentials. This is a great place to live, work, research and study. On these pages, you will find further information relating to the University's current environmental initiatives, its history of environmental improvement and some aspirations for the future.
"An overriding ambition to make the Warwick campus ... distinguished by environmental quality"
University Strategy - Vision 2015
Warwick Hosts S Lab Showcase Event
The University recently hosted a successful S Lab event focusing on new and refurbished laboratory facilities. The 60 delegates heard presentations and attended tours of the Materials and Analytical Sciences Building and the refurbished Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories. Environment Manager, Nick Hillard, commented: "The event was really well-received, with everyone impressed by the facilities on offer at Warwick."
WarwickSwap celebrates its 200th user
WarwickSwap, the University's ground-breaking internal reuse network is celebrating its 200th user. "It is hard to believe that WarwickSwap has only been around for 18 months, but it is already a vital resource for a large number of staff members across the University" commented Environment Manager, Nick Hillard. All staff members are able to sign up - just download the short explanatory video and follow the simple registration details on the WarwickSwap webpages.
Walk to Work Week 2012
|Thousands of people across the UK will be taking part in Walk to Work Week between 14th - 18th May. An online tool will enable you to keep track of your walking efforts and see all the calories you burn and the carbon dioxide you save. So, why not try something different and get involved in Walk to Work Week?|
Why Not Play Your Part in Bluebell Survey?
|To celebrate the imminent blooming of bluebells in Tocil Wood, why not take part in the UK Bluebell Survey, coordinated by the Natural History Museum. The bluebell has been voted Britain's favourite flower and this survey is seeking to establish the effect of climate change on flowering patterns. Whether you're actually living in Bluebell Views or just enjoy the spectacular blooms across the campus and elsewhere, take a look at the Natural History Museum webpages and take part in the survey.|
Earth Hour 2012
|Earth Hour 2012 takes place on Saturday 31st March at 8.30pm. Organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Earth Hour entices hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments around the world to unite each year to switch off lights and reduce other energy uses. You can get involved by visiting Earth Hour 2012 and signing up to play your part in the event. [More...]|
Environmental responsibility across the University primarily rests with the Estates Office. For further details:
024 761 50532
024 761 50973
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