Lead OrganisationAston University
– SWM Member Partners: Sustainability Team, Catering Team, Conference Aston and the Students’ Union
The aim of this project was to reduce single-use plastic consumption on campus through a number of different means including encouraging behaviour-change such as encouraging use of reusable cups for hot drinks, encouraging tap water consumption, and not using balloons at graduations.
Results and achievements
The implemented reductions have led to the campus drastically reducing it’s consumption of single-use plastics and being granted Plastic-Free status by Surfers Against Sewage as well as raising awareness of the issues surrounding single-use plastics to staff and students.
Links and contact information
View the full Aston University Case Study – Plastic Free Campus The contact for this project is Andrew Bryers – Energy and Sustainability Manager firstname.lastname@example.org Find out more about EnTRESS here.