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Short Guide to Green Freshers Events

Freshers Week is just around the corner and we are all excited for the students to return and for the week to kick off! We know that there is so much going on, with too much to do and too little time. So we thought we’d help you out with planning your week by providing…

19 September 2011Freshers Week Green Events

Gold Green Tourism Award to New Hall and DRA

After the Green Tourism re-assessment was completed in August, we at the Environment Team have been waiting with baited breath to hear the result. And the news is finally in….. GOLD Awards for both New Hall and David Russell Apartments (DRA)!   Both halls of residence have previously been awarded Gold GTBS certificates, but this year…

15 September 2011Environment Team Green Awards

Carbon Conversations Comes to St Andrews

Is the future worth a conversation? Carbon Conversations is a 6-session course that is designed to lower your personal carbon impact. It is not a taught course, but a facilitated discussion, a space to share and explore ideas and develop interpersonal connections. Interactive board games facilitate active engagement with the subject material, visioning exercises allow…

13 September 2011Carbon Conversations

Meet the Environment Team!

We are the Environment Team! Meet Roddy Yarr, the Environment and Energy Manager! Roddy is the guy doing all the big stuff, like working on getting a 6 turbine, 12 megawatt wind farm at Kenly and looking into a biomass CHP plant at the old Guardbridge paper mill site. Roddy has been managing the team…

13 September 2011Environment Team