Tag Archives: Sustainability

New water fountains at Northampton Square

Following students’ feedback, we have worked with our colleagues in Property and Facilities to install two new water fountains in the Northampton Square Library. You can now refill your water bottle from the following locations: Level 2: in the lift/stairwell … Continue reading

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Do a good deed on World Earth Day

UN International Mother Earth Day (sometimes called World Earth Day) is on the 22nd April. This day celebrates planet earth and its many interdependent ecosystems. The day reminds us each that we have a collective responsibility to live in harmony with … Continue reading

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The Homeless Period

This winter Library Services raised money to donate sanitary products to Hackney Foodbank. Currently homeless shelters are not provided with money for tampons and towels.  With limited or no access to sanitary products, homeless women are often forced to go … Continue reading

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Bin to the Library during exams season?

Help us improve the Library’s environmental impact.  In a recent waste audit of library spaces around 30% of our recycling bins were contaminated with items that could not be recycled. The main culprits were plastic bags, paper coffee cups and crisp … Continue reading

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Library Staff Love #4: Bins

Garbage. Dumpster. Trash can. The humble dustbin comes in a variety of forms and synonyms, none more exciting than the dazzling array of new multi-purpose bins we have across all the Library sites. Simon B in particular is a big … Continue reading

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