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  1. Monday, 30th November 2015 at 12:46pm

    Top Recyclers!

    From the 23-25th November, recycling checks were carried out in MMU Student Living – in Birley, Cambridge, Cavendish and Booth.   320 kitchens were checked, with the help of Student Sustainability Ambassadors and Residential Advisors. Residents were left feedback cards so they could see how they were doing, as well as little incentives for top […]

  2. Friday, 30th October 2015 at 12:28pm

    Green Gown Finalists

    MMU and the University of Manchester have been shortlisted as finalists in the Green Gown Awards 2015 for our Community Innovation Project- Zero Waste- Give it don’t bin it! Manchester is the UK’s most popular student city- there are an estimated 75,000 student residents! The impact of their annual migration back home on the city […]

  3. Friday, 30th October 2015 at 10:31am

    Calling all fashion revolutionaries!

    This November, a series of five uniquely themed public events curated by Fashion Revolution will take place in partnership with leading universities across the UK to highlight the pressing issues in the global fashion industry and encourage young people to become part of the solution. The Arts and Speaker Tour will land here at MMU on Thursday […]

  4. Friday, 30th October 2015 at 10:30am

    Pop Swap – something old for something new

    Pop Swap is our pop-up clothing and book exchange held termly on campus. Open to all we have been promoting zero waste through our swap since 2013, spreading the message about sustainable fashion and supporting local charities through donations ensuring nothing is thrown away or wasted. Our next event: Wednesday 18th November 4 – 6pm Geoffrey […]

  5. Thursday, 29th October 2015 at 4:09pm

    Top recyclers win prizes in Student Living

    Each term The Environment Team with the help of our Student Sustainability Ambassadors will visit kitchens in Halls and score recycling efforts are residents.  We will let residents know how well they are doing by leaving feedback (and a little something for top recyclers!) We want to help residents recycle more so will make sure all kitchens have all that is needed […]

  6. Thursday, 29th October 2015 at 4:02pm

    Birley Community Planting Day success!

    The MMU Orchard is now planted! On Wednesday 21st October, 20 varieties of apple, plum, cherry and pear trees were planted at Birley Campus. Despite the rainy weather, over 40 volunteers showed up to help plant the trees. Staff from Hulme Community Garden Centre demonstrated how to plant the trees and helped the volunteers throughout […]

  7. Wednesday, 30th September 2015 at 3:10pm

    Hulme Woodland Project

    We are looking for volunteers from across the University, Hulme and Manchester community to help us with a new and exciting project at MMU Birley Campus. Two areas at Birley Campus are to be developed into useable woodland areas in the coming months. The areas will be positioned right next the soon to be planted […]

  8. Wednesday, 30th September 2015 at 2:44pm

    Birley Community Day

    We are proud to be hosting our first Birley community day On Sunday 18th October Brooks Building, Bonsall Street Come and join us between 11am – 4pm as we open our doors for a day of free fun activities (no booking required) There will be loads of family-friendly activities such as crafts and music, sports […]

  9. Wednesday, 30th September 2015 at 2:34pm

    Do you know what Pop Swap is?

    Do you know what Pop Swap is? Want to know how you can update your wardrobe for free? Then read on… What is Pop Swap?   Pop Swap is a clothes and book exchange that is held termly on MMU’s campus for students and staff that has been running for the past three years. The […]

  10. Wednesday, 30th September 2015 at 2:03pm

    Orchard Planting Day- 21 Oct

    We are excited about a new community orchard-set to be planted this October at MMU Birley Campus. Hulme Community Garden Centre have taken care of a twenty-two varieties of apple, pear, cherry and plum fruit tree saplings over the last 3 years- are we are now getting ready to work with volunteers from across the […]