UCC Green Talk Podcast

2018-08-14T10:35:54+00:00

UCC Green Talk Podcast To kick start the academic year of 2018/2019, the UCC Green Campus is delighted to announce the launch of UCC Green Talk Podcast. Coming this September, we aim to release podcasts covering a variety of sustainability issues, both in UCC and further afield. We have just finished recording our second [...]

Green Campus Newsletter – Summer 2018

2018-08-09T12:24:06+00:00

Our Green Campus newsletter for Summer 2018 can be viewed by clicking on the image below.  We hope you enjoy it, and if you have any feedback/suggestions then please just get in touch.

Plastic and Society; A Love-Hate Relationship

2018-08-05T18:59:04+00:00

Mural by Rosemarie Schinzler. ‘Wachsen Lassen’ - ‘Let Grow’. Photo: Killian Kelly Plastic and Society; A Love-Hate Relationship On the East Side of the Berlin wall, there once stood a symbolic green plant sprouting from a mural (seen above), accompanied by the words ‘Wachsen lassen’, meaning Let Grow. Today, in the plant's absence, sits a display of single-use water [...]

Blog Post: EU Agree Total Ban on Bee Harming Pesticides as UCC welcome 7 new hives to Campus

2018-08-03T16:57:53+00:00

UCC Green Campus Intern, Killian Kelly, on what the new EU-wide ban on neonicotinoid pesticides might mean for UCC's newest residents. The Problem The past decade has seen widening concern globally over the sudden plummet in bee populations. Although a number of possibilities behind such drastic declines were argued, little agreement could be found by the vast amount of [...]

Green Campus Newsletter – April 2018

2018-04-11T09:06:28+00:00

Click on the image below to access our Green Campus newsletter for Spring 2018 and see what we have been up to since Christmas!  Read about the activities of our student climate ambassadors, an update on the university wide module in sustainability, and many more activities that have taken place over the last three months. [...]

Meatless Monday – what’s it all about?

2018-03-06T09:47:39+00:00

“Meatless Monday” is a global movement aimed at encouraging everyone to eat meat-free one day a week.  44 countries worldwide take part in this campaign, and UCC is playing its part.  On Meatless Monday, the main restaurant will offer meatless meal options for students and staff that wish to take action to help our environment. [...]

UCC ranks in world’s top ten “green” universities

2017-12-21T13:40:13+00:00

UCC’s position as a globally leading “green” university has once again been recognised with a top ten position in the UI Green Metric World University Ranking.  Achieving an impressively creditable 9th out of a total of 619 universities worldwide, UCC’s position in the UI Green Metric represents a global ranking of sustainability activities across operations, [...]