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Reducing single-use plastic waste at UL through the provision of water bottle filling stations

The Green Campus Committee is pleased to announce that 13 new water bottle filling stations dotted throughout the campus will be ready in time for the start of the academic term. These are set to dramatically reduce single-use plastic waste … Continue reading

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UI Greenmetric Chairperson visits UL

On Friday 12th last, Prof Riri Fitri Sari (Chairperson of the UI Green Metric since 2010) made the University of Limerick her first stop when visiting Ireland for the 5th International Workshop on UI Greenmetric Rankings (held in UCC). Prof … Continue reading

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UL Happy Market, 24th April, 11am – 4pm at the SU Courtyard

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UL Switches off for Earth Hour 2019

Last Saturday, March 30th, was a busy day for sustainability action on campus. After a busy morning undertaking the  2019 Riverbank Cleanup it was back to UL for 8.30pm to mark Earth Hour 2019. This year the campus community was asked … Continue reading

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Riverbank Cleanup 2019 takes place along banks of River Shannon at UL

Saturday last, 30th March, saw approximately 100 people on foot and 22 people in Kayaks show up to complete UL’s annual cleanup along the riverbank. The event itself was organised by the UL Environmental Committee and enjoyed support from a … Continue reading

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UL Woodland Management Programme

We operate an ongoing best practice woodland management programme. As part of our woodland management we coppice willow and other aggressive fast growing species that can dominate and take over a woodland environment. We need to offer the opportunity for … Continue reading

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Nature walk takes place at UL

Over 30 people turned up at lunchtime today to hear Seán Hartigan give a nature walk and talk along the riverbank at UL. Seán was ably assisted by moth expert Albert Nolan. The Cuckooflower or ‘Lady’s-Smock’ (centre) was spotted to … Continue reading

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