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    Environment & sustainability

    At Middlesex University we are committed to continual environmental improvement through the systematic and responsible management of our environmental impacts. Our Environmental Management Policy outlines the core areas we are addressing to reduce our environmental impact and broadly covers

    Our green credentials

    On these pages you can find out more about what Middlesex has done to date to improve its environmental performance and how you can get involved.  Find out more about our approach to managing our impacts using our Environmental Management System and Eco-Campus, as well as information on our Fairtrade status and how we approach our Corporate Social Responsibility.

    Did you know that…

    • Middlesex is among 36 institutions to achieve an award from the People & Planet Green League for our environmental performance.
    • We have reduced our electricity usage by installing voltage optimisers, using LED lights and building solar thermal panels on our buildings.
    • Using natural ventilation in buildings and push taps and dual flush systems in our toilets.
    • Up to 6O% of our waste is recycled and food waste collected is converted to methane for energy production
    • The Grove building has a green sedum roof, creating a habitat for wildlife and absorbing rainwater
    • We have cut our carbon emissions by 748 tonnes – the same as removing 287 cars from the road each year!

    Environmental management and sustainability is about ensuring we use precious resources wisely and efficiently and that we take into consideration environmental, social and economic factors in our decision making processes

    Get involved

    The Sustainability and Plastic Reduction Society is a group of students who are passionate about environmental conservation and whose goal is to help the whole Middlesex University community to be as eco-friendly as possible. Head to the MDXSU page to join share your ideas and opinions on their FB page here

    You can also submit your ideas for improving the University's sustainability by contacting either of the following:

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