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Biodiversity

Biodiversity Scotland

www.biodiversityscotland.gov.uk/ - Website providing information about biodiversity in Scotland.

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

www.jncc.gov.uk/page-0 - Detailed information on UK requirements to meet legislation that affects flora and fauna.

UK Biodiversity Action Plan

http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/page-5155 - Website containing information on all biodiversity action plans.

National Biodiversity Network

www.nbn.org.uk - The National Biodiversity Network (NBN) is a new and innovative way of sharing wildlife information in the UK and is building tools to make this information accessible in a digitised and exchangeable form.

The Scottish Government

www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/12/11141751/0 - Scotland's Biodiversity It's in Your Hands: A Progress Report 2005-07.

Dundee University Botanical Gardens

https://www.dundee.ac.uk/botanic/ - The University of Dundee Botanic Garden, open to the public since its foundation in 1971, has been described as the jewel in the crown of the University. Set in 9.4 hectares, with over 10,000 individual plants and 5,000 ascensions.

Recycling & Waste

Waste Aware Scotland

www.wasteawarescotland.org.uk - Waste Aware Scotland provides you with helpful advice on how and why to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle your household waste.

Dundee City Council

https://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/services/bins-recycling - Dundee City Council provides householders and businesses of Dundee with the opportunity to dispose of a wide variety of materials for recycling via a number of means.

Love Food Hate Waste

www.lovefoodhatewaste.com - In the UK we throw away a third of the food we buy. Ideas, recipes etc.

Wrap

www.wrap.org.uk - WRAP helps individuals, businesses and local authorities to reduce waste and recycle more, making better use of resources and helping to tackle climate change.

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General

People and Planet

http://peopleandplanet.net - Provides a global gateway to the greatest issue of our time: the future health and wellbeing of the human family as it presses ever more heavily on the natural resources of our planet.

Ethical Trading Initiative

www.ethicaltrade.org - The ETI is an alliance of companies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and trade union organisations committed to promoting good practice in the implementation of codes of labour practice. Its website contains includes news, events and publications.

Friends of the Earth

http://www.foe.co.uk - Friends of the Earth exists to protect and improve the conditions for life on Earth, now and for the future.

Climate Action Network

http://www.climatenetwork.org - The Climate Action Network is a global network of over 280 non-governmental organisations working to promote action to limit human-induced climate change.

One World Centre

www.oneworldcentredundee.org.uk - 189 Princes Street Dundee. The centre is part of the International Development Education Association of Scotland (IDEAS). This is a network of over 40 organisations and individuals involved in Development Education and Education for Global Citizenship across Scotland.

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

www.sepa.org.uk - Information on Scotland's environment, pollution prevention, regulation and other environmental initiatives.

Fairtrade Foundation

www.fairtrade.org.uk - The Fairtrade Foundation is the independent non-profit organization that licenses use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in the UK in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards.

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Transport

National Travel Information

www.traveline.info - Plan travel by bus, train, coach, ferry or underground, covers all of UK.

Dundee Lift Share

www.dundeeliftshare.com - The UK's FREE Car Sharing and transport information service. The online journey matching service that finds you travelling companions, with a dedicated section just for Dundee University.

Cycle Stop

Bicycle salvage and restoration centre. A wide range of reconditioned bikes for sale at very reasonable prices. A Claverhouse Group Employment Initiative, Dewar House, Staffa Place, Dundee DD2 3SX TEL. 01382 828828

Spokes

Nearest bike shop to main campus.272 Perth Road, DUNDEE, DD2 1AE Tel. 01384 666 644

Energy

The Carbon Trust

www.carbontrust.co.uk - Their mission is to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy by working with organisations to reduce carbon emissions and develop commercial low carbon technologies.

The Energy Saving Trust

www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/scotland - Scotland plays a full part in the Energy Saving Trust's UK-wide programmes. There are also a number of a programmes developed especially for Scotland. These include grants for small-scale renewables through the Scottish Community and Householder Renewables Initiative. The Energy Saving Trust's work in Scotland is funded by the Scottish Government.

Scottish Renewables

www.scottishrenewables.com - The forum for Scotland's renewable energy industry.

Green Energy

www.greenenergy.uk.com - Replace brown energy with cleaner, greener electricity.

Eon Energy

www.eonenergy.com - With Go Green Electricity every unit of electricity you use will be matched with one produced by a renewable source.

The Renewable Energy Centre

www.therenewableenergycentre.co.uk - Lots of interesting facts and figures and lists of contractors and suppliers of renewable energy products.

Dundee University Utility Supply Co. Ltd.

http://www.dundee.ac.uk/estates/energy&environment/duusco/ - Website for our combined heat and energy plant.

Organic

Bellfield Organic Nursery

https://www.bellfieldorganics.com/ - Jamesfield Farm, Abernethy, KY14 6EW, Fife. Fresh produce, grown by us, picked by us. Straight to your door the next day, fresh, healthy and very tasty.

Health Stores

95 Commercial Street, Dundee. Visit the shop or order on line.

Holland and Barrett

www.hollandandbarrett.com - Top floor of the Wellgate Centre, Dundee or order on line.

Soil Association

www.soilassociation.org - One of the UK's leading environmental charities promoting sustainable, organic farming and championing human health.

Natural Collection

www.naturalcollection.com - Eco, Organic & Fair Trade Store. Great Environment Friendly Products.

Green People

www.greenpeople.co.uk - Natural hair and skin care, deodorants, toothpaste and sun lotions for men, women, children and babies.

 

New suggestions always welcome E-mail: EB-Energy&Environment@dundee.ac.uk

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