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Disposable cutlery ban France could soon say “non” to plastic cutlery. The National Assembly has voted in favour of a ban on disposable forks, spoons and plates from 2020. A ban on plastic bags could also come in to force next year, reported The Connexion newspaper. Both measures are included in a bill on renewable…
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Green Gown Awards 2015 Finalists announced

WITH 85 motivational and inspiring sustainability projects representing 51 educational institutions across the UK – with a combined student population of 877,513 students - the EAUC is delighted and proud to announce the Green Gown Awards’ Finalists 2015 - all vying for the most prestigious recognition of best practice within the tertiary education sector.  …
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Universities trailing behind on emission targets

UNIVERSITIES AND colleges in England will miss their collective 2020 carbon emissions reduction target by half based on new research projections.                           The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) set a target of 43% reduction in carbon emissions over a 15-year period…
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Green fund to bring sustainability to student life

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) has been awarded £5m to help students engage with their universities and colleges on sustainable development. The “Green Fund”, provided by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), will also help to ensure that sustainability remains a priority with institutions. Many catering companies and service providers are working…
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