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Faculty of Music

 

Listed below are some of the actions we are carrying out as part of the Green Impact scheme as well as another initiatives we have implemented indpendently.

In 2020-2021 we achieve a Bronze award.

What's changed?

  • Smart screen in the foyer displaying sustainable travel information
  • Clearly labelled bins
  • Clearly labelled bank light switches
  • Environmental awareness posters and stickers in office areas
  • Crisp packet recycling
  • Rechargeable batteries used where possible
  • Battery recycling collection
  • Scrap paper recycling in the Pendlebury

What have we been we doing?

  • Posting updates and useful information on our Twitter account 
  • Sending regular emails on our progress and wider sustainability issues
  • Taking part in University environmental events and campaigns, such as the Single-Out and Let's Talk Transport campaigns

We have also:

  • Consulted with the Sustainability Team about boiler and chiller works in the building
  • Three members of our team carried out a litter pick as part of the Preventing Plastic Pollution project run by the Rivers Trust. We picked litter on the Sidgiwck Site for two hours and uploaded data about the items we found.
  • In May 2021 we ran a pedometer challenge involving staff and students from across the University. Between us we achieved a whopping 6,525,725 steps!
  • In June 2021 we took part in the Wildlife Trust's 30 Days Wild challenge, posting suggestions of activites for each day.

In 2021-22 we are aiming to achieve a Silver award.

What's changed?

  • Two additional bike parking racks in our car park
  • Our Quick Guide to Purchasing has been updated to include a statement on considering the energy efficiency of electrical equipment bought.

What have we been we doing?

We have also:

  • Carried out an audit of our radiators to find out whether they run optimally