The efforts of staff and students in helping the University to reduce its carbon emissions have been recognised at this year’s Green Awards.
During 2016-17, the University reduced its carbon emissions to 23.3k tonnes.
At the Green Awards ceremony, which took place in Riddel Hall, 78 teams, involving 20 Schools and Directorates, received their Green Impact accreditation.
Among them were the ECIT AWARE Green Impact Team and the Centre for Biomedical Sciences Education who received Platinum awards by completing the highest number of environmental actions through Green Impact.
Special awards were also handed out across a range of categories:
Four student groups also picked up awards for their Green Challenge Projects, a scheme open to all Queen’s students who have exciting and innovative idea to foster positive behaviour change and promote environmental awareness around the University.
The four projects are:
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