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Stuff we like......

What we have done with this page is to gather together links to organisations and companies that we think you might find useful. If you can think of more, then please don't hesitate to contact us.

To make it a bit easier to follow, we've grouped the links into the following categories:

Also, as we're sure you'll understand, please don't hold us responsible for the content of these websites as they are not part of SASI or the University of St Andrews.

Email sasi@st-andrews.ac.uk to let us know the stuff you like and we can grow the list.......


Sustainability and Higher / Further Education

 

Transition University of St Andrews
The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) 
Sustainable Development Education (SDE) Network  
Learning & Teaching Scotland -  Sustainability pages  
Higher Education Environmental Performance Improvement (HEPI)
The Higher Education Academy - Supporting sustainability learning page
Sustainable University One Stop Shop

Universities: Sustainable Development Centres (PDF, 240 KB)


Government and Policy Bodies

Scotland
Energy Action Scotland
Forward Scotland
Scottish Government - SD
Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA)
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)
Sustainable Scotland Network
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Evidence Library (a resource for anyone wanting to understand the third dector in Scotland)

UK
DEFRA - sustainable development
Environment Agency
Forum for the Future
Sustainable Development Commission

International
European Environment Agency
FCO - Sustainable Development pages
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
OECD - Sustainable development
United Nations - Climate Change
UN Division for Sustainable Development


Sustainability Research Centres

Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS)
Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Central Lancashire
Oxford University Environmental Change Institute

Institute of Energy & Sustainable Development , De Montfort University
International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (Nottingham University)
Scotland & Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research (SNIFFER)
Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment & Society (SAGES)
Sustainable Development Research Network
Sustainable Energy Research Group ¿ Southampton University
The Sustainability Centre - Glasgow Caledonian University
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change research


Practical Action for Sustainable Living

Fife-based initiatives
East Neuk and Landward Energy Network - a community based energy-saving project
Falkland Centre for Stewardship
The "Fife Diet" - A local food experiment
North Howe Transition Toun - Based in Collessie, Giffordtown, Monimail

General
DirectGov guide to greener living
Centre for Alternative Technology

Buildings
Association of Environmentally Conscious Building (AECB)
Building Research Establishment (BRE)
Sustainable Communities Initiative - Fife Earthship

Craft
Instruments of contentment: furniture and poetic sustainability by Robert Nelson

Community initiatives and Transition Towns
Transition Scotland network
North Howe Transition Toun (Fife)
Carbon Neutral Biggar(Lanarkshire)
Alyth Climate Action (Perthshire)
Carbon Neutral Stirling
Portobello energy descent and land reform group (Edinburgh)

Energy Saving
Carbon Trust (for businesses)
Energy Saving Trust

Food
Soil Association Scotland

Footprint calculators
The Carbon Diet
DEFRA "Act on CO2" Calculator
WWF Ecological Footprint calculator

Recycling and Waste
Freecycle
Freegle
Ecobees
StAndReuse  (St Andrews student's recycling scheme Facebook group)

Transport
Tripshare Fife (car sharing website)
Car share scheme
Seat61 (info on international travel by train & ship and links to travel operators)
Shiply.com (an eco-friendly transport marketplace)
Sustrans
Traveline Scotland
Transport on the University Website
VCA car fuel data (search for cars by fuel economy)

 

Woodlands
Community Woodlands Association website
Community Woodlands Association youtube video presentation


Sustainable Careers and Recruitment

Here are just a few of the websites specialising in environmental/green/sustainability related recruitment adverts.

Environmentjob.co.uk

Environmentjobs.co.uk

Lowcarbon.com

ENDS jobsearch

Earthworks jobs

ACRE recruitment

Green jobs online

GeographyJobs.co.uk 

GoodMoves - Charity and Voluntary sector recruitment

CharityJob.co.uk - Charity and third sector jobs

Studentforce for Sustainability (Vacancies and Graduate Placements)

BEP Environmental Placement Programme (Student placements)


Associations

New Economics Foundation 
Findhorn Foundation 
Fairtrade Foundation 
Schumacher College
Soil Association
Resurgence


Having Sustainable Fun

Big Tent Green Festival (Falkland Centre for Stewardship, Fife)
Carbon Footprint Cartoons
Crinan Classic Boat Festival (well, sailing doesn't produce much CO2)
Oxfam "Funusual" Gifts
Green Tourism Business Scheme - UK places to stay and visit


Sustainability-related Student groups at the University of St Andrews

One World Society
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=35775563516
Email: oneworldsoc@st-andrews.ac.uk
Oneworld are part of the national student group People & Planet: www.peopleandplanet.org
They run the OneWorld wholseale wholefoods  co-operative shop where students and staff can order fairtrade, organic and healthy food and other products online at www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~oneworld/coop

Sustainable Development Society
Facebook: http://standrews.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2214641325
Email: sdsocmail@st-andrews.ac.uk

United Nations Youth & Student Association (UNYSA)
Website: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~unysa/
Email: unysa@st-andrews.ac.uk

St AndReuse
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=128369933455
St AndRe-Use is your angel to the devil that tells you to throw out all that STUFF at the end of the year. Instead, swap, share and recycle through this easy to use, convenient, university only site!

University Community Garden
A community garden based at the University of St Andrews, open to all staff, students and members of the community!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/universitycommunitygarden
Email: communitygarden@st-andrews.ac.uk