Appendices Environmental Report 2018-19

1 - Carbon Management Scope 2 - Carbon+Water projects 2018-19 and 2019-20 3 - Emissions+energy breakdown vs baseline and last year 4 - Additional out of scope emissions 5 - Avoided emissions through renewable generation 6 - Waste management actions and projects 7 - Travel Plan Annual Report 2018-19
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Travel on University Business

Travelling on University Business It's important for the University to maintain it's excellent reputation and part of that involves national and international collaborations, conferences and working. For many staff at some point this is likely to involve travelling on University Business. Emissions from flights are the only area of the University's carbon emissions that are increasing rather than decreasing. To help us address this please consider the following tips. Consider alternatives Technology Think; is your journey actually necessary or would technology suffice? You can save yourself and your department time and money by using email, phone and online collaborations tools.…
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Bus stop closures on Whiteknights campus over summer

Here’s an update on changes to bus services and routes for Whiteknights and London Road campuses over summer. 21a stops for summer on 8 June A quick reminder that term time only bus service 21a will stop for the summer from Friday 8 June. Therefore the frequency of the bus service between Whiteknights Campus and the Town Centre will be reduced. Please check timetables on Reading Buses website. 21a will additionally run on 16 and 17 June for Open day. It will then start again for Welcome Week on 24 September. Both bus stops on Whiteknights campus closed over summer…
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Travel offers for staff

The University has lots of offers for members of staff to help you choose more sustainable modes of travel. If you have suggestions of more that we can do, please let us know by emailing sustainability@reading.ac.uk.  Scroll down to view all the offers. Fix it yourself bicycle maintenance equipment available to borrow From the Chaplaincy and Security Services containing a toolbox and pump at each. Dates of Dr Bike visits available here.   Free cycle maintenance and cycle training Take advantage of our regular campus visits from Dr Bike to keep your bike in good working order. Dates of Dr Bike…
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Cycling to the University

Cycling is a great way to get fit and save money at the same time. The Whiteknights campus offers an ideal green environment for cyclists to explore the natural beauty the campus has to offer. We welcome responsible cyclists who follow our guidelines for sharing the space safely with other cyclists, pedestrians and drivers. This page outlines all the facilities and offers available to cyclists and those considering cycling at the University of Reading. Scroll down to find out about our secure cycle parking compounds; showers; how to get yourself a bike; how to keep your bike secure; cycle skills…
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Alternatives to Travel

Think before you travel. Do you really need to make that trip? The most 'environmentally friendly' form of travel is generally not travelling at all! Substituting travel with technology can also save you time and money. If travel is necessary, consider using more sustainable modes e.g. take a train or bus instead of flying where possible. Do you need to make that trip? Please consider whether email, phone, videoconferencing or other substitute for travel may suffice instead? You can save yourself and your department time and money. Technology has improved greatly over the last few years, you can get everything you need…
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Sustainable Travel

UNIVERSITY OF READING SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL PAGES New at the University? Want to know how to get around Reading? Keen to try a different mode of transport? We've got all the information you need, as well as offers to support you in making sustainable travel choices
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Results out from 2012 Staff and Student Travel Survey

Thank you to everyone who completed the 2012 staff and student travel survey. There was a great response with over 3,000 completed surveys in total and a response rate of 40% of staff and 12% of all registered students taking part. This compares favourably with travel surveys at many other universities. This gives a valuable set of data about our current travel and views to learn what needs to be prioritized. The survey prize winners have also been drawn! Some of the headline results are shown in the pie chart above 43% walk 27% drive alone 12% cycle 5% train 4% bus 9%…
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