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Raisin Green Guide

** Update: 1st place prize for Green Raisin competition wins a meal for them and their academic family at The Doll’s House! Join event here ** Did you know that Raisin Weekend is so called because academic children traditionally gave their mother a present of a pound of raisins to thank her for the weekend’s festivities?…

28 October 2013Raisin Monday Waste and reuse

Interhall Energy Competition 2013/14

For the past 7 years, the students and staff of St Andrews have been doing their part to reduce the energy consumed in student accommodation via the Inter-Hall Energy Competition. The combined actions of 3,500 students really can make a big difference to our carbon footprint  where over 7,500 tonnes of carbon were associated with Halls’ energy…

22 October 2013Energy Interhall Energy Competition

The True Cost of Bananas

Fascinating blog by local St Andrews students. Check it out!

14 October 2013Food

Launch of This Year’s Green Sports Award

Compete for the £100 prize that goes to the greenest sports team! Following on from the success of late year’s first Green Sports Awards competition, the Environment Team will be offering another £100 to the greenest sports club of the year. How to compete The award is designed to stimulate and encourage environmentally friendly behaviour…

11 October 2013Green Awards Sport

Kenly Windfarm Approval!

Well it’s been a long time in the coming – and finally, last friday we heard back that the University’s planning proposal for the construction of 6 wind turbines on a University-owned property at the outskirts of St Andrews has been given the go ahead by the Scottish Government. Roddy Yarr, the University’s Environment and Energy Manager,…

7 October 2013Energy Kenly Windfarm Renewables