"sustainability" blog posts

Empowering our staff with sustainability training

Empowering our staff with sustainability training

At the University of Liverpool, we have a responsibility to minimise our environmental impact and contribute positively to our communities. One powerful way to achieve this is by implementing sustainability training for staff.

Posted on: 29 February 2024

How to stay sustainable in the digital age

How to stay sustainable in the digital age

This Sustainability Week we’re talking about how to stay sustainable in the digital age.

Posted on: 28 February 2024

Rethinking waste: Our journey towards more sustainable food practices

Rethinking waste: Our journey towards more sustainable food practices

With its ambitious waste reduction targets and progress well underway to meeting these, this Sustainability Week we're looking at how the University is now turning food waste into valuable resources that cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Posted on: 27 February 2024

Introducing our Sustainable Events Guidance: Your go-to resource for sustainable event planning

Introducing our Sustainable Events Guidance: Your go-to resource for sustainable event planning

At the University of Liverpool, sustainability is a commitment embedded across our institution. Through our Climate Plan, University Strategy, Sustainability Strategy, and Environmental Policy, we've pledged to infuse sustainability into every facet of our operations, including the myriad of business, educational, and social events we host each year.

Posted on: 26 February 2024

Sustainability Week is here!

Sustainability Week is here!

Sustainability Week returns to the University today, with a week-long programme of sustainability events and opportunities for staff and students to get involved in.

Posted on: 26 February 2024

Get 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 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 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 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

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 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

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 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

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

It's Recycle Week!

It's Recycle Week!

Recycle Week, running from 16th-22nd October, is an annual event designed to celebrate and promote the benefits of recycling. Celebrating its 20th year, Recycle Week was created by WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme), a registered charity who work with businesses, communities and individuals to achieve a Circular Economy.

Posted on: 16 October 2023

Go Green at the library this Libraries Week!

Go Green at the library this Libraries Week!

Discover how our Libraries are celebrating Libraries Week 2023 by ‘Going Green’ and inspiring learning for all.

Posted on: 2 October 2023

Supporting students through hardship in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Supporting students through hardship in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The University provides support for students who are experiencing poverty, including hardship funding and other financial help, as well as a range of other measures such as providing subsidised food and extending access to campus facilities. We have provided a guide on provisions available, and how this supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) in line with our Sustainability Strategy.

Posted on: 26 September 2023

Bringing campus furniture full circle

Bringing campus furniture full circle

The University has recently saved an estimated £50,000, diverted more than 4 tonnes of waste from landfill and saved over 8 tonnes CO2e by reusing and repurposing furniture on campus.

Posted on: 25 September 2023

Centre for Sustainable Business launches new programme for the future leaders in business sustainability

Centre for Sustainable Business launches new programme for the future leaders in business sustainability

The Management School’s Centre for Sustainable Business (CSB) is launching a new executive education programme, ‘Shaping Sustainable Futures’, for the future leaders in business sustainability.

Posted on: 21 September 2023

Global Goals Week: Our shared commitment

Global Goals Week: Our shared commitment

Today marks the start of Global Goals Week (15th – 24th September 2023), an annual week of action, awareness, and accountability for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Posted on: 15 September 2023

A Sustainable Liverpool Welcome

A Sustainable Liverpool Welcome

At the University of Liverpool, we are building sustainability into everything we do, but we believe that creating a community of sustainability advocates is undoubtedly our biggest opportunity to make a difference.

Posted on: 6 September 2023

Materials Innovation Factory lab achieves LEAF Gold Award

Materials Innovation Factory lab achieves LEAF Gold Award

The Open Access Laboratory in the Materials Innovation Factory has become the first lab at the University to achieve the prestigious Laboratory Efficiency and Assessment Framework (LEAF) Gold Award Accreditation for its concerted efforts towards creating a more sustainable laboratory.

Posted on: 9 August 2023

Sustainability at the Staff Awards 2023

Sustainability at the Staff Awards 2023

The University’s Staff Awards recognise staff commitment, skills and successes and are judged by a panel of colleagues from a broad range of areas.

Posted on: 13 July 2023

Exploring Sustainable, Circular Transport Solutions with the Circular Economy Club Liverpool City Region

Exploring Sustainable, Circular Transport Solutions with the Circular Economy Club Liverpool City Region

Wednesday the 5th of July marked the second Circular Economy Club event for the Liverpool City Region in 2023.

Posted on: 13 July 2023

Net Zero Week: Decarbonising our Campus

Net Zero Week: Decarbonising our Campus

Net Zero Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the challenges of climate change and to mark the occasion, Carbon and Energy Officer Ben Parker, explains what we are doing to decarbonise the University campus.

Posted on: 4 July 2023

Sustainability and climate action talks to take place

Sustainability and climate action talks to take place

Sustainability and climate action will be the focus of a series of meetings between senior University leaders and local representatives from University and College Union (UCU), UNITE and UNISON, the Green New Deal (GND) University of Liverpool Action Group and the Liverpool Guild of Students.

Posted on: 28 June 2023

World Refill Day: Don’t bin it, refill it

World Refill Day: Don’t bin it, refill it

The University of Liverpool is celebrating World Refill Day on the 16th June by highlighting all of the refill opportunities and initiatives on campus and supporting staff and students to prevent plastic pollution and reduce waste.

Posted on: 9 June 2023

Vote with your butt!

Vote with your butt!

The University of Liverpool has launched a pilot of three new, interactive Ballot Bins in a bid to tackle cigarette litter on campus.

Posted on: 9 June 2023

University climbs nine places in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

University climbs nine places in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

The University of Liverpool has been ranked among the world’s top 100 for its social, ecological and economic impact in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings for its work in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Posted on: 1 June 2023

Tackling food poverty and reducing food waste on campus

Tackling food poverty and reducing food waste on campus

World Hunger Day is observed on 28th May to raise awareness of chronic hunger at the global level and an opportunity for all of us around the world to play our part in ending world hunger, for good.

Posted on: 25 May 2023

Hey! We're ending period poverty on campus

Hey! We're ending period poverty on campus

28th May is Menstrual Hygiene Day and at the University, we are dedicated to improving period dignity, ending the stigma surrounding menstruation and ending period poverty.

Posted on: 23 May 2023

International Day for Biological Diversity: Building Back Biodiversity

International Day for Biological Diversity: Building Back Biodiversity

The 22nd May 2023 marks the 22nd annual International Day of Biodiversity, a globally recognised day to raise awareness of biodiversity issues. Promoted by the United Nations, it aims to promote innovative solutions to the biodiversity crisis and bring these to the forefront of global conversations on sustainable development.

Posted on: 18 May 2023

Veg out on this! Supporting Vegetarian Week

Veg out on this! Supporting Vegetarian Week

Whether for the environment or other reasons, May is a great time to try vibrant, vegetarian options as part of National Vegetarian Week 2023. The University has a variety of vegetarian and plant-based items to choose from in the cafes and restaurants across campus.

Posted on: 16 May 2023

Hedgehog Awareness Week: Our hedgehog friendly campus

Hedgehog Awareness Week: Our hedgehog friendly campus

This week is Hedgehog Awareness Week, an annual campaign organised by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society to highlight the problems hedgehogs face and how you can help them.

Posted on: 3 May 2023

Earth Day 2023: Measuring our progress towards net zero

Earth Day 2023: Measuring our progress towards net zero

Every year on 22nd April the world celebrates Earth Day, and this year the theme is ‘invest in our planet’, highlighting the importance of dedicating our time, resources, and energy to solving climate change and other environmental issues.

Posted on: 18 April 2023

Have your say on travel and transport at the University - complete our annual travel survey

Have your say on travel and transport at the University - complete our annual travel survey

Annual travel surveys are being launched for the first time since the pandemic, to help us gather information on staff and student travel habits, including how people travel to and from the University, how often they travel and what modes of transport they use. The surveys will also seek opinions on sustainable travel schemes and initiatives.

Posted on: 17 April 2023

University highly commended at AUDE Awards 2023

University highly commended at AUDE Awards 2023

The University’s Environmental Sustainability Team and the Strategic Change Department have been highly commended at this year’s AUDE Awards in the ‘University Impact Initiative of the Year’ category.

Posted on: 13 April 2023

World Water Day: Accelerating change on campus

World Water Day: Accelerating change on campus

March 22nd is World Water Day, an annual campaign that highlights the importance of freshwater. Its focus is on accelerating change to solve the water and sanitation crisis.

Posted on: 21 March 2023

Transforming the plastics industry for a circular economy

Transforming the plastics industry for a circular economy

Last month, our Circular Economy Manager, Rhiannon Hunt joined a workshop with international research project, TRANSFORM-CE, to explore how we might navigate to a more circular future for plastics.

Posted on: 16 March 2023

Sustainability Week 2023

Sustainability Week 2023

The University’s first ever Sustainability Week took place between 20th-28th February, as part of the Feel Good February initiative.

Posted on: 9 March 2023

World Book Day: News From Nowhere’s sustainability must reads

World Book Day: News From Nowhere’s sustainability must reads

To celebrate World Book Day, Liverpool's not-for-profit radical and community bookshop, News From Nowhere have compiled their top 10 sustainability book recommendations, especially for Sustainable Liverpool.

Posted on: 1 March 2023

Trash to Treasure: We visit the SUEZ Renew Hub

Trash to Treasure: We visit the SUEZ Renew Hub

A Utopia for reuse and upcycling, The Renew Hub in Manchester is selling everyday waste items salvaged from household collections to the general public, with all proceeds going to charity. Representatives from the University of Liverpool recently visited the Hub to find out more.

Posted on: 27 February 2023

Get ready for Sustainability Week

Get ready for Sustainability Week

The University’s first ever Sustainability Week is fast approaching, taking place from 20th – 28th February, with a full calendar of exciting and informative events and opportunities for staff and students to get involved in.

Posted on: 13 February 2023

Top tips for reducing waste at Christmas

Top tips for reducing waste at Christmas

From cardboard and wrapping paper, to food and plastic packaging, the Christmas period can generate a significant amount of waste.

Posted on: 19 December 2022

University launches new Climate Plan

University launches new Climate Plan

The University’s new Climate Plan sets out our ambitions, principles and commitments to being net zero by 2035 – 15 years ahead of the Government’s 2050 deadline.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

What are carbon emissions, and why do they matter?

What are carbon emissions, and why do they matter?

You’ll often see the terminology ‘Scopes 1, 2 and 3’ used when talking about carbon emissions, but what do these numbers mean? Karl Whittle, Professor of Zero Carbon and Nuclear Energy, explains.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

Improving energy use on campus

Improving energy use on campus

The University of Liverpool Energy Company (ULEC) are launching an Energy Audit in December 2022 to help us understand where and how we could make our buildings more energy efficient. Energy & Sustainability Consultant, Rory Baker, who is managing this crucial project, explains.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

Sir Keir Starmer visits University’s Energy Centre

Sir Keir Starmer visits University’s Energy Centre

The Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, paid a visit to the University’s Energy Centre as he took time away from his Party’s conference, which took place in Liverpool in September.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

University achieves Sustainability Strategy target

University achieves Sustainability Strategy target

The University has achieved a key target from its Sustainability Strategy, ensuring that all students have access to learning opportunities that equip them with the knowledge, skills and experience essential to make their contribution to a sustainable future.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

Cutting our travel emissions

Cutting our travel emissions

Whether it’s commuting to University, travelling to international conferences, or students going home at the end of the academic year, travel is one of the largest contributors to our Scope 3 emissions. Sustainability Programme Manager, Sally Shaw, explains the journey ahead for how we can cut our travel emissions and sets out some of measures which are in place to help us change how we get around.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

Making sustainable purchasing decisions

Making sustainable purchasing decisions

Mark Walton, Head of Procurement, answers some key questions on how the University is working towards embedding responsible procurement principles across the Institution and how these align with the University’s commitment to net zero.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

Recycling and the circular economy

Recycling and the circular economy

The University’s Sustainability Strategy sets out a number of key targets in relation to reducing waste by 50% and embedding a circular economy across all University operations. To help us achieve these targets, two new roles have been established in the Environmental Sustainability team in FRCS. We caught up with Dr Rhiannon Hunt, Circular Economy Manager and Sam Hay, Waste and Recycling Officer, to find out more.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

Spotlight on COP27

Spotlight on COP27

In November, world leaders met at the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Egypt to discuss how to avoid dangerous climate change. Professor Ric Williams, Chair of Ocean and Climate Science and co-lead of the University’s Climate Futures Research, gives us his take on the recent COP27 Summit.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

Student-focused sustainability

Student-focused sustainability

The Sustainability Team has been out and about talking to students at both the University and further afield, spreading the sustainable message and encouraging students to think about how they can act to help save our planet. We caught up with the Sustainability Team to find out what they have been up to.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

What’s happening at the Guild?

What’s happening at the Guild?

It’s been a busy semester for the Guild as they continue to offer sustainable opportunities and host events for students across the University. From the re-launch of the Climate Action Network to the various outreach activities in the local community, here’s a run through of what’s taken place this semester and how your students can get involved going forward.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

Contributor series: "Pave the Road, plastic, sustainability and the planet" by Alina Robinson

Contributor series: "Pave the Road, plastic, sustainability and the planet" by Alina Robinson

The award winning documentary, 'Pave the Road', follows the 10-year journey of Kelly Mason, who developed a new way to prevent plastics from going to landfill, instead using them to build roads in Central America. Thanks to second-year Marketing student, Alina Robinson, for telling us all about it.

Posted on: 29 November 2022

How our students help to Leave Liverpool Tidy

How our students help to Leave Liverpool Tidy

Leave Liverpool Tidy is an initiative helping to harness the skills and enthusiasm of students across Liverpool to reduce the number of items going to landfill and encourage a new approach to consumption and waste.

Posted on: 21 September 2022

Community Clean-Up Day at Festival Gardens

Community Clean-Up Day at Festival Gardens

The University of Liverpool, Liverpool City Council (Gardens) and St Michaels Councillors teamed up to organise a Volunteer Community Clean Up Day at the Liverpool Festival Gardens back in August.

Posted on: 21 September 2022

The Big Energy Debate

The Big Energy Debate

Rachel Hanmer-Dwight, Carbon & Utilities Manager, recently joined the Panel for the Big Energy Debate during this year’s UHEI conference. The session focused on energy and the different paths estate management professionals in both the HE and NHS sectors are taking to reach net zero, reduce fossil fuel dependency and adopt more sustainable power sources.

Posted on: 21 September 2022

The importance of urban food production

The importance of urban food production

The Liverpool Food Growers Network (LFGN) brings together University of Liverpool researchers, food growing projects and partners from across the Liverpool City Region (LCR). Clara Steiner, former project manager for the Network, carried out research exploring the scale and scope of food growing in the region. Here’s what she discovered.

Posted on: 21 September 2022

Food for thought

Food for thought

With an exponentially growing population, millions of more mouths to feed and our current food systems being more strained and environmentally damaging than ever before, it’s vital that we find sustainable alternatives to manage this.

Posted on: 21 September 2022

Investing in thought leadership to get results

Investing in thought leadership to get results

The University has engaged a leading sustainability consultant to help guide the development of our sustainability plans.

Posted on: 21 September 2022

Introducing the Sustainability Programme Team

Introducing the Sustainability Programme Team

Given the complexity – and importance – of delivering the University’s Sustainability Strategy, it’s vital that we have the right people in the right roles to turn this ambitious vision into measurable change. Sally Shaw, Sustainability Programme Manager explains.

Posted on: 21 September 2022

Embedding race equality into everything we do

Embedding race equality into everything we do

In February 2021, the University signed the Advance HE Race Equality Charter (REC) committing to eliminating racial disparities for staff and students at the University. Karishma Asher, Race Equality Officer, explains how the University is working towards achieving the goals set out in the REC, and how race and equality are closely aligned to our work on sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Posted on: 21 September 2022

Did you know?

Did you know?

Britain could grow up to eight times its current production of fruit and vegetables if all available urban and under-used green spaces were turned to cultivation.

Posted on: 21 September 2022

Sustainability at the Liverpool Welcome

Sustainability at the Liverpool Welcome

During Welcome Week, the Sustainability Team were on University Square, on Tuesday 20th and Thursday 22nd September, speaking to students about how they can find out more about sustainability at the University of Liverpool.

Posted on: 19 September 2022

Share your sustainability news with Sustainable Liverpool

Share your sustainability news with Sustainable Liverpool

If you would like to share updates on events, projects, or activities relating to sustainability, we would love to hear from you. We welcome contributions from all staff and students.

Posted on: 19 September 2022

Share your sustainability news with Sustainable Liverpool

Share your sustainability news with Sustainable Liverpool

If you would like to share updates on events, projects, or activities relating to sustainability, we would love to hear from you. We welcome contributions from all staff and students.

Posted on: 19 September 2022

Staff awards 2022

Staff awards 2022

The University’s Staff Awards recognise staff commitment, skills and successes and are judged by a panel of colleagues from a broad range of areas.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

Meet your Guild Sustainability Champion: Hana Sanadi

Meet your Guild Sustainability Champion: Hana Sanadi

Hana Sanadi is the 2022 Guild Sustainability Champion, an award given to a student who ‘embodies the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through their activity’ and ‘makes an outstanding contribution to sustainability on campus and beyond’.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

Research Excellence Framework 2021 results show significant progress for University of Liverpool

Research Excellence Framework 2021 results show significant progress for University of Liverpool

After making significant progress in the Research Excellence Framework 2021, the University has reinforced its place as a world leading research institution. To add to this excellent result, each of the Impact Case Studies submitted by the University can be aligned with at least one of the UNSDG targets.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

Net Zero: Powering our campus

Net Zero: Powering our campus

Sustainable Liverpool caught up with Rachael Hanmer-Dwight, Carbon and Utilities Manager, to tell us more about how the University’s district network helps power the campus, and outlines why we need to decarbonise our energy supply.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

The shrinking road to net zero

The shrinking road to net zero

In an article first published in the New Statesman, Karl Whittle, Professor of Zero Carbon and Nuclear Energy, reflects on why the UK needs to invest clean energy now.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

Focus on SDG17: Partnership for the Goals

Focus on SDG17: Partnership for the Goals

In the recently released Times Higher Education Impact Rankings League, the University was ranked number 1 in the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings League for its partnership work in support of the UN SDG 17. Here we explore some of the different activities being undertaken across the institution which support this SDG’s far-reaching targets.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

Sustainability funding awarded

Sustainability funding awarded

The Sustainability Fund received a diverse range of applications from staff keen to establish projects aligned to the aims of our Sustainability Strategy. Ten projects were awarded funding in June, and Sustainable Liverpool will be charting their progress over the coming months.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

Sustainability in Action - educating future generations

Sustainability in Action - educating future generations

Sustainability in Action is a course in Canvas which explores the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs). It is designed to provide students with knowledge on this important aspect of sustainability and how they can apply it to their own life.  

Posted on: 6 July 2022

A Sustainable Global Experience

A Sustainable Global Experience

Combining a study abroad experience with the opportunity to learn more about sustainability, the Sustainable Global Experience Programme recently took place for the first time.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

Promoting sustainable travel to reach net zero

Promoting sustainable travel to reach net zero

To help us achieve our aim of being the most cycle-friendly campus in the UK, we have a wide range of cycling initiatives and incentives available to staff. We also recently celebrated Bike Week.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

Did you know?

Did you know?

Representatives from Columbia and Guatemala first proposed creating the Sustainable Development Goals during the Rio+20 Summit in 2012.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

Share your sustainability news with Sustainable Liverpool

Share your sustainability news with Sustainable Liverpool

If you would like to share updates on events, projects, or activities relating to sustainability, we would love to hear from you. We welcome contributions from all staff and students.

Posted on: 6 July 2022

Our sustainability agenda - interview with Nicola Davies

Our sustainability agenda - interview with Nicola Davies

Embedding sustainability into our day-to-day operations is not all ‘nice-to-have’ but an absolute priority for the University. Nicola Davies, Executive Lead for Sustainability, and the University’s Director of Finance, sets out some of the challenges - and opportunities - of turning our sustainability pledges into action.

Posted on: 29 April 2022

University ranked in world's top 100 in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings League

University ranked in world's top 100 in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings League

The University has been ranked among the world’s top 100 in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings League – and number one for its partnership work in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Posted on: 29 April 2022

How the University is working towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

How the University is working towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

The University of Liverpool is ranked first place in the world for #SDG17: Partnerships in the 2022 THE Impact Rankings, but what are the SDGs and why are they important?

Posted on: 29 April 2022

Our path to Net Zero Carbon

Our path to Net Zero Carbon

Transitioning to net zero greenhouse gas emissions will require the University to transform how it operates. We caught up with Nicola Davies, Director of Finance and Executive Lead for Sustainability, and Rachael Hanmer-Dwight, Carbon and Utilities Manager, to find out how the University is planning to achieve this ambition.

Posted on: 29 April 2022

Public Lecture Series 2022: Arts, Sustainability, and the Climate Crisis

Public Lecture Series 2022: Arts, Sustainability, and the Climate Crisis

Join the debate about Arts, Sustainability and the Climate Crisis by coming along to the School of the Arts public lecture series.

Posted on: 29 April 2022

The Liverpool Fashion Summit: Moving away from fast fashion

The Liverpool Fashion Summit: Moving away from fast fashion

The Liverpool Fashion Summit is the passion project of two University of Liverpool PhD students, Julia Marcet-Alonso and Oliver Kennedy. Here co-founder Julia sets out what the project is aiming to achieve and why it’s vital that we change our behaviour when it comes to buying clothes.

Posted on: 29 April 2022

The sustainable Guild of Students

The sustainable Guild of Students

The Guild of Students actively supports a diverse range of initiatives and activities to enable and encourage students to live, work and study sustainably. Laela Purvis-Greenway, the new Sustainability Manager at the Guild, tells us more about the Guild’s wide range of work.

Posted on: 29 April 2022

Did you know?

Did you know?

The environment is often the first thing that comes to mind when you think about sustainability. While being green is vital just being green is not enough. Being sustainable is much more than the reduction of our carbon footprint.

Posted on: 29 April 2022

Share your sustainability news with Sustainable Liverpool

Share your sustainability news with Sustainable Liverpool

If you would like to share updates on events, projects, or activities relating to sustainability, we would love to hear from you. We welcome contributions from all staff and students.

Posted on: 29 April 2022