Fair trade at the University of Bristol
In 2019, the University of Bristol won three silver awards in the South West Fair Trade Business Awards, organised by the Bristol Fair Trade Network. These awards for: Best Fair Trade University or College, Best Fair Trade Café or Restaurant and Best Fair Trade Accommodation or Conference Centre, demonstrate UoB’s commitment to supporting ethical supply chains.
Cotton bags go organic and Fairtrade
All new promotional cotton bags offered by Print Services will be Fairtrade and totally organic, ensuring that both cotton farmers and the environment get a fairer deal.
Plastic orders plummet at Print Services
Thanks to conscious purchasing decisions throughout the University and an innovative alternative, Splendorlux, Print Services has recorded an exceptional 40% year-on-year decrease in acetate orders.
Our Office Depot sustainability credentials go from strength to strength
Making the move to local manufacturing
Cabot Institute professor Chris McMahon has been mobilising the University to shift to local manufacturing.
An eye on the environment
The University's Print Services leads sustainable best practice.