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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals




It's not easy being green, but as one of our core principles, we encourage sustainability wherever possible.

As a Union, we're here to support students and lead the way to help keep it green with Eco Tips, supporting Green-Themed Student Groups or running green campaigns.

Green Events...

Seed Planting and Plant Pot Decoration
23rd March 11am - 2pm
The Atrium
It's Green Week! Come and have some crafting fun with this FREE event!
Blackheath Lane (Stafford) | Activities and Games | Featured Events | Sustainable Union
Earth Hour logo Earth Hour
25th March 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Give an hour for Earth
Sustainable Union | Making a Change
vintage clothing sale Vintage Fair
30th March 10am - 4pm
Grab yourself a bargain and do your bit for the planet.
LRV | Featured Events | Sustainable Union | Free Event
vintage fair Vintage Fair
18th April 10am - 4pm
grab yourself a bargain and do your bit for the planet.
LRV | Featured Events | Sustainable Union | Free Event
tabletop sale Tabletop Sale
20th April 10am - 3pm
Pick up a bargain or sell your unwanted items.
LRV | Family Friendly | Featured Events | Sustainable Union | No Alcohol event | Wheelchair accessible
Photo of trees Free Carbon Literacy Training
9th May 10am - 4pm
Become a Carbon Literate student
Learning and Development | Sustainable Union | University events
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Have your say, and make a change...

Campaign for sustainable living at university
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Make your accommodation more sustainable

Better Staffs for sustainable change
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Submit your ideas for sustainable change

SOT Transport Strategy Consultation
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Have your say: S-O-T City Council's new Transport Strategy and Delivery Plan


Stay up to date with all the Green News...

Fairtrade Mother's Day gifts
Fairtrade mothers day gifts

Supporting mothers around the world

Fairtrade and Sustainability

Why does Fairtrade mean Sustainable Trade?

Fashion is killing our Planet fast!
fashion landfill

Fast to make and fast to kill.

Tackling the Climate Crisis

How Fairtrade is tackling the climate crisis

Fairtrade Fortnight
Fairtrade fortnight

What is Fairtrade Fortnight?

Volunteer with SOS-Uk at English Heritage
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Sustainability auditors across English Heritage sites

SOS-UK Homes Fit For Study Survey

Win £500 - it could be you!

FREE Vegan Issue - Ethical Consumer
Ethical consumer

Veganuary special, free digital download

Staffordshire University acts to soften the impact of the rising cost of living.
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Staffordshire University has partnered with its Students' Union to take a series of decisive actions to help negate the impact of the cost-of-living crisis.

Cost of Living: What have we done to support you?
Five pounds

Our commitment to cost-of-living support for students, check it out!

It's Veganuary!
veganuary starter pack

What is Veganuary? How do I start?

Dry January
dry january

Ever thought about taking part in dry January?

£50 up for grabs!
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Complete our 2 minute survey for your chance to win

Volunteering News November 2022
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Volunteering News Nov 2022
Sustainability Special

Carbon Literate Award for Staffordshire University
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Carbon Literate Organisation Bronze

Fancy winning £500?
Fancy winning £500?

Let us know what skills you're looking to get from your degree and you could win £500.

Stone Refurb Technical Services
recycled pc for news

A local company who refurbs PC's so there is Zero Waste!
Get 10% off Refurbished Pc's and Laptops!

Did you know...
Recycle clothes bin

You can donate your unwanted clothes on campus?

Recycle Week 2022
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Recycle Week, 17-23rd October

Become a student home energy auditor

Students Organising for Sustainability are looking for student volunteers

Q. Why would you wash empty crisp packets?
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A. To help the homeless stay warm in winter