Waste and recycling
Our policy and working towards the five Rs: reduce, re-use, recycle, (energy) recovery and remove.
DavyJ Ltd Case Study
Case study highlighting how the Plymouth Materials Characterisation Project (PMCP) has benefited DavyJ Ltd
Marketplace abstracts for Sustainable Earth 2018 at the University of Plymouth
Our sustainable seas
Scientists linked to the Marine Institute feature in the Sustainable Seas report produced by the Government’s Environmental Audit Committee
Recycled electrical products lead to hazardous chemicals appearing in everyday items
A study at the University of Plymouth shows chemicals such as bromine, antimony and lead are finding their way into food-contact items and other everyday products because manufacturers are using recycled electrical equipment as a source of black plastic
University signs deal to help launch new recycling campaign
A new campaign has been launched by the University and its Students' Union to increase the amount of recycling across the estate, with a redesigned process that makes it easier for all to deposit recyclable litter.