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Fruit and Vegetables Sustainability Series Episode 2: Why It All Starts With What We Eat
7 April 2021

In our second Sustainability Series article from our Environmental Sustainability Champions, Emanuela Nova discusses the environmental challenges surrounding food 

Coffee Cup on table Sustainability Series Episode 1: Disposable vs. Reusable Coffee Cups
31 March 2021

In our first Sustainability Series article from our Environmental Sustainability Champions Group, Bronwen Eastaugh digs into the challenge of coffee cups

Bronze Hedgehog Friendly Campus Award Helping Hedgehogs on Campus
12 March 2021

We’re very excited to announce that we’ve achieved the Bronze Hedgehog Friendly Campus accreditation 

Sustainability working for a greener University logo Staff Environmental Sustainability Champions- Get Involved
2 March 2021

Find out about getting involved as a Staff Environmental Sustainability Champion

View of the Maths Building from Mile End Road Maths Building Shortlisted for BREEAM Awards 2021
17 February 2021

The Maths Transformation Project has been shortlisted for the BREEAM Awards 2021 which recognise the people, projects and organisations that are leading the way with significant achievements in sustainable building design, development and management.

A slug approaching some pellets Hedgehog Blog: The Dangers of Slug Pellets and Other Poisons
1 February 2021

Find out about risks to hedgehogs as part of Queen Mary's Hedgehog Friendly Campus campaign

Hedgehog sitting on leaves. Photo by Piotr Łaskawski on Unsplash Hedgehog Friendly Campus Update
27 January 2021

Queen Mary's Hedgehog Friendly Campus group have been working towards the Bronze accreditation

EcoCampus Bronze Logo Queen Mary Achieves EcoCampus Bronze award
25 January 2021

We are proud to announce that Queen Mary has been awarded the EcoCampus Bronze award, an independently accredited certification recognising the University’s work towards achieving an international standard of good practice in environmental management.

A hedgehog holding a diploma Hedgehog Friendly Campus
9 December 2020

Did you know that hedgehog numbers have declined by at least 30% since 2000? Queen Mary has joined the national campaign to make universities Hog-Friendly

Students at Bow Foodbank Students Launch Bow Foodbank Appeal
8 December 2020

Students involved in the Green Mary Sustainability Group have been collecting food & toiletry donations, raising money and promoting volunteering to support local Bow Foodbank

Students planting an orchard Campus Orchard Planting Begins
6 December 2020

Queen Mary students and staff have begun an orchard project to bring more nature to our Mile End Campus

Should Trees Have Standing
13 November 2020

The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre is proud to mark the Second Global Annual Day of Action for Climate Change by hosting an online Panel Discussion on the topic of the Rights of Nature.

a picture of bike lockers Cycle lockers at QMUL
12 November 2020

This high security and space-efficient bicycle lockers are available on Mile End Campus and Whitechapel Campus.

image of a handbag Collaborating with SMEs to develop sustainable fashion
21 July 2020

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London’s School of Engineering and Materials Science are working with a multi-award winning accessories brand to drive forward sustainable innovation within the fashion industry.

12 June 2020

Get Involved in Sustainability at QMUL

There are plenty of ways for you, as a staff or student, to make your mark in sustainability at QMUL. Find out more about the opportunities available.     

Get Involved

If you could not find the information you are looking for, or if you have a specific question for the QMUL Sustainability team, please get in touch by email sustainability@qmul.ac.uk

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