2010 News archive

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December 2010
Sustainable Workplace: Annual report   View Summary
17 December 2010
workplace reportIt's been a successful first year for the Sustainable Workplace program. You can read our story in the 2010 Annual Report.
October 2010
Hundreds turn out for Ride to Work day   View Summary
20 October 2010
bike at ride to work dayA record number of cyclists turned out on Wednesday 13, October for the University's National Ride to Work Day event.
September 2010
A better alternative to disposable coffee cups   View Summary
8 September 2010
KeepCupKeepCup, the first barista standard reusable cup is now available from Univeristy of Sydney Union outlets!
August 2010
Best Green Opportunity Award   View Summary
26 August 2010
genesis awardThis year Sustainable Campus is sponsoring one of the Genesis Business Plan Awards - the Best Green Opportunity Award.
July 2010
Following the recycled paper trail   View Summary
6 July 2010
sheet of recycled paperThe University currently uses over 88 million sheets of paper every year - that's 2.8 pages a second. In order to minimise the effect that the University's consumption of paper has on the environment, we are encouraging all Faculties and Service Units to consider using paper made from 100% post-consumer recycled content.
June 2010
Envirobank- Now Rewarding you to Recycle   View Summary
8 June 2010
winning ticketThe University's new Envirobank machines are now up and running ready to collect your used plastic bottles and aluminium cans and rewards your efforts. Over 1500 plastic bottles & aluminium cans were collected in May, saving the equivalent energy that would be needed to power a 60 watt light bulb for over a year.
February 2010
Envirobank machines on trial   View Summary
24 February 2010
envirobank imageJohn Lavarack, Manager Campus Sustainability, Campus Infrastructure Services and Peter Wolnizer, Dean, Faculty of Economics and Business recently launched new recycling Machines called 'Envirobanks' currently on trial in the Faculty of Economics and Business.
Staff Survey Results   View Summary
17 February 2010
chartThe recent online staff survey hosted by Sustainable Campus, was an opportunity to gather thoughts and feedback on staff views on how the University is dealing with Sustainability issues and, for people to consider their own engagement with sustainability at a workplace level.
Staff Survey Results   View Summary
17 February 2010
chartThe recent online staff survey hosted by Sustainable Campus, was an opportunity to gather thoughts and feedback on staff views on how the University is dealing with Sustainability issues and, for people to consider their own engagement with sustainability at a workplace level.