该大学的 可持续发展废物管理策略 建立在以往成功的基础上.  We have a range of actions to promote reduction in consumption, re-use 和 repair as well as recycling initiatives. 

The University works with a number of local charities to offer its unwanted furniture 和 equipment for charitable purposes, UniGreenScheme和Project 58.  We also partner British Heart Foundation providing clothing 和 reuse banks on campus, 以及年底的“大扫除”活动.  

废物管理目标

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废物管理SMART目标2021/22

  • Reduce waste carbon emissions (excluding construction waste) by 5% per annum from baseline 9.2018/19年度1吨二氧化碳当量

Some examples of how are we going to achieve this target?

  • Review the disposal of mattresses 和 change the supplier of mattresses to ones which can be recycled by summer 2022
  • Increase the number of British Heart Foundation bags donated from last year 255 bags to 300 bags by 31st 2022年7月.
  • Exp和 successful pilot 绿色的影响 project with cleaning staff; to introduce new ergonomic cleaning equipment 和 cleaning regime reducing water use.
  • Exp和 student reuse platform Hazaar to create a culture of sharing pre-loved items among the student population.
  • Exp和 Platform Housing – White Bags recycling scheme with more social housing residents, 如有可能,通过学校进一步整合, 以Covid安全的方式.

学生项目

Launched in June 2016 by the Mayor a recycling in homes project commenced. 最初是和学生一起工作, 伍斯特市议会, 学生房东, the University trade waste contractor the scheme provided free recycling receptacles to student tenants.

Known as the 'White Bag' this was designed to help increase community recycling rates in Worcester. 读学生 演讲.  This innovative scheme saw 10 student volunteers get Chartered Institute of Waste Managers 浪费智能训练 和 free membership for the duration of their course. 

Winning an International Green Apple Award presented at the Houses of Parliament in 2017 the scheme has now been exp和ed to include a social l和lord Platform Housing, in 3 high rise blocks with tenants over 55 years old, demonstrating a student-led project can work with not just student tenants 和 l和lords. 

这个项目继续发展 小学生领导工作坊.

British Heart Foundation - ‘Pack for Good’ campaign

Since 2013 Worcester University 学生 have generated 3524 bags of donations through the ‘Pack for Good’ campaign, 这是£49,460* raised to help support help lifesaving research, driving breakthroughs for heart patients all across the UK. 相当于4个非洲人的重量, male elephants in waste being sent to l和fill* 和 the equivalent of 287,643公斤的二氧化碳排放量.  

*平均价值为每袋14英镑

 

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Download our full current qualitative 和 quantitative targets 和 progress against targets from 碳管理 & 目标页面.

  

可持续发展目标标志为11.可持续发展的城市和社区以及12个.负责任的消费和生产