Live energy dashboards and 'Go Green Champions' are just come of the exciting initiatives and projects to help secure Aston's Platinum EcoCampus Award- the highest achievable environmental level for the higher education sector.
Throughout the last year Aston University has implemented a number of initiatives which have helped increase the university’s ‘green’ performance, these include:
Aston was also awarded the ISO's Internationally Recognised 14001 standard which provides assurances to companies that Aston has recognised and constantly monitored environmental framework in place.
Aston University first joined the EcoCampus Scheme in 2008; working through all four stages having achieved their first EcoCampus Platinum accreditation in 2012. The Award highlights the way universities manage and reduce their impact on the environment at the same time as improving their environmental performances and ensuring legal compliance. This Environmental Management System (EMS) covers a wide range of areas such as the use of natural resources, handling and treatment of waste, sustainable procurement and energy consumption.
For further media information, please contact Naheeda Akhtar, University Communications on 0121 204 5004 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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