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Category Archive: How are we doing?

  1. Friday, 31st July 2015 at 11:07am

    Zero Waste 2015 – tonnes donated!

      It has been another brilliant year for our Zero Waste campaign: 2300 bags of clothes and other items donated to the British Heart Foundation since April. 230kg (36 stone) of food has been collected and donated to the Central and South Central food banks. 300 duvets for the Dog’s Trust, Manchester.   British Heart Foundation […]

  2. Thursday, 28th May 2015 at 10:51am

    How are we doing – Energy & Carbon

    MMU’s Energy & Carbon Reduction Targets The Manchester Metropolitan University is currently working towards some ambitious carbon (scope 1+2)  reduction targets: 35% reduction by 2015/15 50% reduction by 2020/21   Most English Universities are unlikely to meet 2020 targets – what about MMU? A recent study by sustainability consultants ‘Brite Green’ found that it is […]

  3. Thursday, 5th February 2015 at 9:18am

    How are we doing – Waste & Recycling

        Reusing and Recycling our waste conserves resources and reduces carbon emissions. It also saves money, approximately £75 for every tonne we divert from general waste, money that can be put to use elsewhere. In 2013-14, MMU have achieved a 40.5% reuse and recycling rate. As a key priority for MMU, we have set […]