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LATEST NEWS

Glyndŵr University moves up 10 places in People and Planet Green League 2013

Praise from Carbon Trust in Wales after Glyndŵr University slashes emissions by 6%

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Glyndŵr University is committed to sustainability and has an established and thriving sustainability forum to drive the agenda forward. Significant progress has been made on a number of aspects which reduce our ecological footprint.

As part of our strategic planning we are constantly striving to improve and consider the environment in everything we do.

Find out more about some of Glyndŵr University's environmental initiatives and what else we are doing to make a difference in the longer term. In particular you can see what steps our IT department are taking to reduce our carbon footprint, and how our energy team is making a real difference across the university.

Find out some easy ways to save on energy and water here (pdf format)

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Glyndŵr University has a Cycle to Work scheme for staff through Cyclescheme Ltd. The scheme allows staff members to obtain a bike and accessories from their local bike shop, with the total value being deducted from their salary over the course of a year. See information about the scheme for Glyndŵr University staff, or visit the Cyclescheme website.

We encourage staff who have suggestions or ideas for making us a more sustainable institution to contribute to shaping our plans.

The university was awarded a certificate by Wrexham County Borough Council in recognition of its contributions to the Britain/Wales in Bloom Campaign 2011. The campaign focused on improving Wrexham’s overall environment, including both the town centre and the surrounding towns and villages.

Fairtrade University status

Glyndŵr University is proud to have achieved Fairtrade University status, recognised by the Fairtrade Foundation. Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.

Glyndŵr University supports these aims wherever possible across our campuses and facilities.

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Glyndŵr University is a member of EAUC, the environmental and sustainability champion in UK further and higher education.