A greener Christmas

The time has come to consider ‘greening’ our Christmases. The mass amount of waste created by the holiday is extremely polluting. The methane and carbon dioxide gas created by landfill as this waste decomposes is contributing to the greenhouse gas effect and global warming. When food decomposes in landfills, methane is produced, a greenhouse gas […]

Community-based sustainability strategy launched in NUI Galway

  National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) have officially launched its community- based sustainability strategy. The strategy outlines 20 measure the university plans to undertake to ensure their campus is more environmentally-friendly, as well as to promote sustainability research.   Among the proposed measures, the college aims to reduce their total energy consumption by 33% […]

Trinity students launch petition calling for elimination of single-use plastics on campus

  A group of Trinity students have launched a petition calling for the elimination of the sale and use of single-use plastics on the college campus, including cutlery, cups, bottles and packaging made from disposable, non-compostable plastics.   The group, called TCD Plastic Solutions, have collected over 1,000 signatures so far. In addition to the ridding […]

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