Tag Archives: climate change

UL Students join the Global Strike for Climate

UL Students being addressed by Prof Kerstin Mey (UL Vice President Adacemic Affairs and Student Engagement) before heading into the Global Strike for Climate in Limerick City today. UL students protest through the Main Building before heading into the city … Continue reading

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Global Strike for Climate Action, today 11.30am SU Courtyard

To mark today’s Global Strike for Climate and Fridays For Our Future, UL’s Environmental Society has put together a promotional video (click on the below picture to view). The music video showcases Greta Thunberg talking about the environment, and reiterating … Continue reading

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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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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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UL Cigarette Ballot Bin

UL Cigarette Ballot Bin –  Entrance to UL Library The UL Environmental Society recently installed a Cigarette Ballot Bin outside the library entrance which is a popular smoking area which can be prone to some cigarette butt littering. The aim of this … Continue reading

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