Author: susthingsout

Change Today, Protect tomorrow. susthingsout is The University of Worcester's community blog on sustainability. It has an external facing side (as a publishing platform) and an internal learning side, which is private to the students and academics. Its impact is in linkages to sustainability projects (Academic, Social, Economic and Environmental) introduced into the curriculum by live internal and external events, student-led projects, talks, conferences, special features, guest contributors and case histories so students can see that we can change today to protect tomorrow.
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The use of PPE and its impact on the environment

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used to help limit the spread of infectious diseases to others and the wearer. It is widely used throughout healthcare sectors which come into contact with blood and other bodily fluids. Studies suggest that if each person in the UK wore a single-use face mask every day for 1 year, over 66,000 tonnes of unrecyclable plastic waste would be generated. Read more →

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Simple, delicious, vegetarian sandwich ideas – with a twist!

Instead of letting your fridge food go to waste, put it to good use with some of these weird yet wonderful sandwich ideas. Vegetarian sandwich ideas by University of Worcester students Ashleigh Osborne (Words) and Joe Toft (Digital Media) Sammies in your Jammies was the Go Green Week event I was most looking forward to. We were promised 5 wacky sandwiches… Read more →