Latest news and how to get involved
Keep up to date:
- Take part in our Active Travel Challenge, 13-24 February – Sign up (.pdf)
- Subsidised cycle maintenance - Square 5, every Wednesday during term-time.
- Southend’s Sustainability Day will take place on Tuesday 25th April 2017 – more details to follow soon
We aim to reduce our carbon emissions by 43% of the 2005 baseline by 2020. We all
have a personal responsibility for the environmental impact of our individual behaviours
while on site.
- Join the Green Impact programme.
- How do you get to campus? Try cycling, car-sharing
or travelling by bus with a discounted bus pass.
- Use our subsidised cycle maintenance service, available every Wednesday during term-time (Colchester Campus).
- Use our recycling facilities.
- Reduce waste by advertising your unwanted items on the
staff or student small ads email lists.
- Get growing by visiting our herb garden (Colchester Campus).
- Visit the weekly street market every Thursday on Square 3 (Colchester Campus).
- Donate books to the British Heart Foundation at our
Colchester Campus book bank.
- Make your own candles using wax from our beehives (Colchester).