Sustainability Week 2019


We want you to get serious about Sustainability at Edge Hill!


Your Students’ Union has been preparing a week of activities and events to help you get engaged with some of Edge Hill’s sustainable initiatives.


With spring around the corner, there’s never been a better time to get outside in our Sanctuary Allotment, or to join the grounds team on our Campus Nature Walk, discovering some of Edge Hill’s tranquil spots.


Take a look at how you can involved below! 




The Facts


Still wondering why we need to have a Sustainability Week in 2019? Check out our Edge Hill Sustainability Fact Sheet!


  • Edge Hill uses enough water each year for 11,142 days,or 30.5 years, of continuous showering. 

  • The electricity output of Edge Hill University is the equivalent of 2,403 average UK homes over the same period of time.

  • Edge Hill University produces the equivalent weight in waste of 140 African Elephants, 10.5 Elephants of which are food waste! 



How to get Involved at Edge Hill Sustainability Week!


Green Film Screening


Monday 25th February, 19:00-21:00, The Hub

We’ll bring the film, you bring the your mates! Come down to the big screen upstairs in the Hub on Monday night to kick off Edge Hill Sustainability Week with a




Nature Walk with Dan B


Tuesday 26th February, 13:00-14:00, Meet at The Hub

Always find yourself taking the same route to lectures, back to the library, and back home? Were you even aware Edge Hill has its own hidden beach?


Come and have an explore around our beautiful campus, learning about how to get involved with projects like our Sanctuary Allotments, and discovering the quiet corners you can take a moment to yourself?


FREE / DROP IN / Facebook Event 



The Big Edge Hill Sustainability Fair!


Wednesday 27th February, 10:30-14:00, The Hub

Don’t have the time to explore what local eco-friendly organisations have to offer? Well, we’re bringing them to you!


With Fair Trade tasting, visits from local animal rescue teams, and environmentally friendly independent crafts, are Sustainability Fair also has all the info you need from university teams to become more sustainable on campus!






Sustainability Crafternoon – Upcycle Fingerknitting


Thursday 28th February, 14:00-16:00pm, The Hub

Crafternoon’s are back, but this time they’re a whole lot greener! You’ve been donating your T-Shirts and old clothes, and now it’s time to turn them into something new!


Come and learn a new hobby, while making yourself something completely unique out of clothes that would have otherwise been heading for the bin!