Which is more environmentally friendly: paper cups that you recycle or ceramic cups that get washed up? Most consumers reportedly believe that paper cups have a lower carbon footprint and less environmental impact.  In reality, only a very few recycling plants …

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The Sustainable Organisational Library (SOL) contains more than 10,000 fully and individually searchable chapters, case studies and journal articles from across more than 800 book and journal volumes.  The Sustainable Organisational Library is both a source of practical information and …

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The University Library recently received the bronze NUS Green Impact award, being recognized alongside other University departments today at the NUS Green Impact awards for promoting and improving our environmental performance.  Barbara Anders and Michele Game, the Library’s named “Green Champion” (pictured), …

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Origami artist Hoang Tien Quyet creates softer, curved folds using an origami technique called ‘wet-folding’.  Unfortunately Mr Hoang does not currently work at our Library, and our efforts to create something attractive out of recycling paper soaked in leftover drink are not as successful. …

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