Category Archives: Waste and resources

Jan 25 2016

From Fast to Slow: ReLove Fashion at LSE

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                  By Sophie McGrath On Monday 8 February, the IMT department’s Green Impact Team will be hosting a special event, LSE ReLove Fashion, to raise awareness about making sustainable fashion choices. ReLove … Continue reading

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Aug 12 2015

Volunteering opened my eyes and enriched my university experience

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Laura Price’s work as Fundraiser and Student Liaison Co-ordinator for FoodCycle earned her a nomination for LSE’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year award. FoodCycle LSE was also named LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year at the 2015 LSE Volunteers Awards in the summer term. Organised … Continue reading

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Jul 15 2015

Why does the UK waste more food than any other EU country?

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British households chuck away a staggering 7 million tonnes of mainly edible food and drink each year – but why?  And what can we do to reverse this situation?  Maria Evert, Intern at GreenMatch, finds out… Reportedly, the UK wastes … Continue reading

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Jun 25 2015

LED lighting and the Lindy Effect

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Are LEDs just an off-white flash in the pan?  Or are they the lighting solution of the future?  Rory Wilding – Commercial Director of Which LED Light, and passionate about behavioural economics – says the answer lies in a theory … Continue reading

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Feb 24 2015

LSE Green Week 2015

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Vyvyan Evans, LSE Sustainability Assistant, looks back at an action-packed Green Week, featuring Green Party leader Natalie Bennett, cycling lessons, beehive signing and more… We did it again!  Another wonderful Green Week at LSE. The annual event, which this year … Continue reading

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Feb 18 2015

4 things I learnt during Green Week

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  By Mary Leong, MSc Media and Communications student at LSE. 1. Bees! Someone (commonly mis-attributed to Einstein) famously said that humans wouldn’t survive for much longer if bees died out. Thankfully, LSE Bees is doing its part with four small colonies of European honeybees … Continue reading

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Nov 5 2014

Dirty Old London

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Recycling in London isn’t new – we’ve been doing it for around two hundred years.  But it hasn’t always been for environmental reasons;  and it hasn’t always been pretty…  Lee Jackson, Web Development Officer for LSE Law and author of … Continue reading

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Aug 20 2014

A rubbish exhibition at the Science Museum

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The Science Museum is currently exhibiting a whole month’s worth of its own waste.  Jon Emmett, LSE Sustainability Projects Officer, went along to take a peek at what they put in their bins, and what it says about the institution, … Continue reading

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May 30 2014

Visit to Ecopark waste treatment plant

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LSE staff visited the Ecopark waste treatment plant in Edmonton, North London.  Jon Emmett, LSE Sustainability Projects Officer, looks back at the sights, sounds, and smells of this enlightening trip.    LSE’s Sustainability Team, along with residences staff and green … Continue reading

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