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Category Archive: Environmental Sustainability Strategy

  1. Wednesday, 13th January 2016 at 4:28pm

    Free Carbon Literacy Training for Manchester Met students

    Do you want to improve your employability by gaining knowledge and skills other graduates don’t have? Are you worried about climate change and want to find out ways you can act on it? With the recent international climate agreement delivered in Paris to “limit global temperature increases to well below 2°C … and to pursue […]

  2. Wednesday, 29th July 2015 at 3:25pm

    Ideas into Action – Action into Impact

    Help us make a sustainable university Since starting on our sustainability journey, we have achieved a great deal. Our performance in People and Planet’s University league has demonstrated our commitment to sustainability- MMU were placed in the top 10 for the third consecutive year in 2015. Without passionate, innovative and enthusiastic staff, we would not […]

  3. Monday, 29th June 2015 at 1:00pm

    Sustainable and Edible Campus!

    The Birley Sustainability Trail is now open for everyone to visit, relax and enjoy! MMU aims to be a University with a positive environmental impact. Birley campus is playing a major part in achieving MMU’s ambition of Zero Carbon, Zero Water, Zero Waste and Maximum Biodiversity by integrating environmental sustainability into every aspect of design. Sustainable […]

  4. Monday, 29th June 2015 at 12:19pm

    Organic gardening in Birley residences

    Birley student living now has two raised wooden planters for students to grow their own organic produce. These planters will give students a space to grow their own food, as well as learning about gardening, biodiversity and the benefits of growing your own. We will be offering Gardening courses for students delivered by our friends […]

  5. Thursday, 5th February 2015 at 9:26am

    Annual Environmental Sustainability Statement

    As part of our vision to become one of the most environmentally sustainable universities in the world, we have set ourselves some ambitious targets! In 2014, MMU developed a new Environmental Sustainability Strategy. Taking us from 2014 – 2020, the strategy sets out the actions MMU needs to take to achieve our aims and become […]

  6. Thursday, 5th February 2015 at 9:21am

    MMU maintains green podium position

    ‘People and Planet’ rated 151 UK universities according to their sustainable credentials and placed MMU 3rd in the University League– meaning the University are in the top 10 for the third consecutive year! Vice-Chancellor Professor John Brooks said: “We have had an amazing 18 months at number 1 position, and since then we have made […]

  7. Friday, 1st June 2012 at 11:39am

    Annual Sustainability Statement 2010-11

    Wow!  Not bad for MMU in 2010-11: 6.2% Carbon Emissions Reduction and an 18.5% reduction since the 2005-06! First Class Award in the UK People and Planet Green League! 41,418 kWh energy generated from renewable technologies…enough energy to power up to 10 UK households for a year! 17,227,000 ltr water savings, equivalent to filling 7 […]