Sustainable Liverpool

Sustainable Liverpool is the sustainability blog that provides regular updates on how we are working to make the University more sustainable. We bring you the latest updates from the Sustainability team, research, event highlights, and details of projects and campaigns. In addition, we’ll share articles on topics from climate action, innovation and gender equality to tips on well-being and sustainable living. We also share information on how you can contribute to sustainable research and work to improve social, cultural and environmental best practice across our campuses.

We want the blog to celebrate the ingenuity of our staff, students and partners. So, if you would like to contribute to the newsletter, please share your sustainability news, events or activities with sustainability@liverpool.ac.uk or complete the online form.

If you’re looking to get involved with sustainability projects, you can find all of our projects and activities in the get involved section

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Find out how the University is taking action to becoming a more environmentally and socially sustainable organisation in Strategy and Performance pages.

We all have the power to make a positive difference, no matter how small the action.

Get ready for Sustainability Week 2024Get ready for Sustainability Week 2024

Get ready for Sustainability Week 2024

The University’s Sustainability Week is fast approaching, taking place from 26th February – 1st March, with a full programme of exciting and informative events and opportunities for staff and students to learn about sustainability and get involved.

Posted on: 5 February 2024

Sustainability Review of the YearSustainability Review of the Year

Sustainability Review of the Year

As we head towards the New Year, we look back at some of the highlights from the Sustainability Department over the past twelve months.

Posted on: 20 December 2023

University retains ‘2:1 Class’ sustainability ranking in People & Planet University LeagueUniversity retains ‘2:1 Class’ sustainability ranking in People & Planet University League

University retains ‘2:1 Class’ sustainability ranking in People & Planet University League

The University of Liverpool has been ranked among the UK’s top 50 for its environmental and ethical performance in the annual People & Planet University League.

Posted on: 14 December 2023

Staff Awards: Spotlight on SustainabilityStaff Awards: Spotlight on Sustainability

Staff Awards: Spotlight on Sustainability

With nominations now open for the Staff Awards 2024, we are taking a look back at the previous sustainability Staff Award winners, to celebrate the achievements of our colleagues.

Posted on: 11 December 2023

Contributor series: Student Circular Economy Project Contributor series: Student Circular Economy Project

Contributor series: Student Circular Economy Project

The UoL Circular Economy Project team are a group of University of Liverpool mechanical and design engineering students working collaboratively to implement a circular economy on campus, starting with the recycling and repurposing of single use plastic bottles. Thanks to the UoL Circular Economy Project team, for telling us all about it.

Posted on: 5 December 2023

University of Liverpool ranked in world’s top 50 in QS Sustainability RankingsUniversity of Liverpool ranked in world’s top 50 in QS Sustainability Rankings

University of Liverpool ranked in world’s top 50 in QS Sustainability Rankings

The University of Liverpool has risen 100 places and ranked among the world’s top 50 for its environmental and social impact in the annual QS Sustainability Rankings.

Posted on: 5 December 2023

Carbon Literacy Action Day Carbon Literacy Action Day

Carbon Literacy Action Day

Today we are celebrating Carbon Literacy Action Day, highlighting the University’s dedication towards tackling climate change through education, and commitment to inspiring learners to work towards a zero-carbon future.

Posted on: 4 December 2023

COP28: Responding to climate crisis through our researchCOP28: Responding to climate crisis through our research

COP28: Responding to climate crisis through our research

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP28, launches this week in the United Arab Emeriates bringing world leaders together to discuss how to limit and prepare for future climate change.

Posted on: 30 November 2023

University submits evidence to the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings University submits evidence to the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

University submits evidence to the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

The Sustainability Department recently completed the University’s annual submission to the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, a global league table which measures universities progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Posted on: 21 November 2023

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    Get ready for Sustainability Week 2024Get ready for Sustainability Week 2024

    Get ready for Sustainability Week 2024

    The University’s Sustainability Week is fast approaching, taking place from 26th February – 1st March, with a full programme of exciting and informative events and opportunities for staff and students to learn about sustainability and get involved.

    Posted on: 5 February 2024