Rock and roll hand with red background Wales is currently third best in the world at recycling. It’s something to be proud of, but we can’t stop there!

92% of people in Wales recycle. We need the power of Swansea University students to keep Wales Mighty for our community, our country and our planet.

To make it to number 1 and become a zero-waste nation by 2050, we need to ramp up our recycling efforts from home.

That’s why Swansea University is supporting the third burst of Be Mighty. Recycle campaign. Coinciding with Global Recycling Day on 18th March and running until 24th March, we’ll be sharing recycling information, top tips and running virtual events to help you maximise your recycling at home, whether you live on or off campus.

Find out how you can maximise your recycling efforts on our Sustainability webpages and join the conversation online using the campaign hashtag #BeMightyRecycle

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Planet Earth partially covered by mouldy breadWhen we throw away food that could have been eaten we are not just wasting food but the valuable resources that went into making it including water, land and greenhouse gases.

70% of all wasted food in the UK comes from our homes. That’s 4.5 million tonnes of tasty food wasted, and we can save every last crumb!

That’s why Swansea University is backing the UK’s first ever Food Waste Action Week, from 1st to 7th March.  (more…)

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Are you currently in Swansea and in need of a break from your studies? Why not hop on a Santander Cycle for your daily exercise or to make your essential journeys?

To support our students who are in Swansea studying for exams, we are offering free use of Santander Cycles for students during January.

The voucher code StudyAid will give the bearer unlimited 30 minute rentals free for one month (additional 30 minutes cost 50p) and you can redeem your voucher up until 31 January 2021. You can access instructions about how to redeem the voucher code via the app or online here. (more…)

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Planet Earth being held by a pair of shadowy handsI am delighted to announce the launch of our Climate Action Swansea University lifetime initiative. Early this week we will be kicking off an exciting and dynamic programme of events and would love your attendance at one or all of them. (more…)

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Two students chatting next to some bicyclesWe know that travelling around Swansea safely has been a concern for some of our new and returning students. And we’ve missed seeing you all out and about on the bikes so much, we’ve decided to give away 200 three month memberships so you can get around town easily this Autumn. (more…)

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