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Fairtrade in St Andrews

Did you know that St Andrews is a Fairtrade University? What is Fairtrade? ‘Fairtrade as a certification is much more than merely an environmental certification, it is the only and best ethical and social certification…

Waste not: a word from our sustainability officer

If you do not waste food you will never go hungry – so the old saying ‘waste not, want not’ leads us believe. To many, this phrase conjures up images of queues outside grocers of wartime Britain and a by-gone era of…

Eating organic on a budget

The launch of “Swallow This“, Joanna Blythman’s latest exposé on the food processing industry, has got us thinking about food labelling. Supermarkets bombard us with messages of “fresh”, “natural”, and “healthy”…

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…