Tag Archives: University of Exeter

Plastic plague?

NEW RESEARCH found microplastic debris in a quarter of fish sold for human consumption. But does marine litter really pose a health and safety risk?                     What are microplastics?   Microplastics can be divided into two categories – primary and secondary. Primary microplastics are manufactured particles,…
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TUCO regional success

THE ACHIEVEMENTS of The University Caterers Organisation members span the entire sustainability spectrum. From reducing waste and promoting healthy eating to better sourcing, investing in local producers’ businesses and supporting global action organisations such as Fairtrade – you name it, TUCO members are doing it! Their successes add up to an incredible compendium of best practice examples; here…
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Footprint Awards shortlist reveals industry’s green leaders

THE SHORTLIST for the prestigious Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading sustainable companies.                     The annual awards scheme this year celebrates its fifth anniversary, and remains the only initiative to honour the sustainable achievements of companies across the entire food…
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Higher education sustainability achievement continues

OVER 360 sustainability leaders were on the edge of their seats at The University of Manchester’s stunning Whitworth Hall, as author and TV presenter Simon Reeve announced the winners of this year’s Green Gown Awards.                     Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the awards ceremony was the biggest…
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