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What makes St Andrews a Fairtrade University?

The University of St Andrews was recently re-awarded Fairtrade University status by the Fairtrade Foundation…but what does that mean? Fairtrade University status is awarded to universities in the UK which have made a commitment to supporting and using Fairtrade. In order to be awarded this status, universities must satisfy the five goals of the Fairtrade…

26 November 2014Awards Fairtrade

Guest Blog: Fairtrade Christmas Gift Guide

The Environment Team work closely with the University’s Fairtrade Steering Group, and are proud to present this guest blog written by their Fairtrade intern, Catriona! Read on for lots of great ideas for ethically-conscious gifts…   Shops in St Andrews Iain Burnett specialise in fairly traded chocolates. Their famous speciality truffles have just started being…

24 November 2014Fairtrade Food Winter Holidays

Student Sustainability Blogs

In the Environment Team we do our best to bring you interesting and relevant content about environmental issues…but we’re not the only ones! There are a number of student bloggers sharing their thoughts and ideas on sustainability, and we thought we’d take this opportunity to introduce you to a few of them… . Weeds and…

12 November 2014Food Gardens Waste and reuse