Green Impact Awards 2014/15
Green Impact Awards 2014-2015 Winners Announced
The University announced the winners of its annual Green Impact Awards at a joint ceremony with the University Hospitals Bristol Trust in the Orangery at Goldney Hall celebrating the hard work teams have put into greening their departments.
The event was hosted by Professor Judith Squires, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education and Students and Nigel Phillips Estates Manager at the Hospitals Estates and Trust, and was attended by over 100 staff from across the University and Hospital, teams were presented with awards made either from recycled windscreens or reclaimed roofing slates.
The overall winner prize went to Print Services in a very close contest with the Engineering Faculty Office and Student Counselling Service, with just ten points between them.
Other awards went to 3 teams achieving Platinum, 4 teams for Gold, with all 6 of the catering teams also achieving the Gold standard for their work, 2 teams for Silver, 6 for Bronze Plus award and 2 for Bronze.
Special Awards, for the additional actions that teams took, included ‘Best Newcomer’ which went to Cellular Molecular Medicine Professional Team. 'Best Improver' awarded to the team that has increased its score the most since last year went to Sports Exercise and Health. 'Community Action‘ awarded for their work on the print transformation project went to Print Services. The 'Proudest Green Impact Achievement' started out as a project to bring the 'outside in' with the aim of providing students a space of calm within their hectic lives, has led to a research project to test the positive psychological impact of consciously engaging with the natural world, won by the Student Counselling Services.
Well done to everyone involved this year. - Martin Wiles
Green Impact Sponsors 2014-2015
This year we have been very lucky to receive sponsorship from the companies noted below, so a very big thank you to them:
|Autoflame Engineering Ltd - Built upon a solid foundation of boiler house expertise,established in 1972 Autoflame is currently the global market leader in combustion management solutions and manufacturers its equipment in Kent. Autoflame is proud to work with the University of Bristol to lower its carbon emissions and reduce fuel spend in relation to its boiler rooms. Over the last 18 months Autoflame has carried out retrofit upgrades for 5 boiler rooms across the University Estate with more planned for the future. http://www.autoflame.com/category/all/|
Kier Environmental Services - Kier combines the latest technology, logistics expertise and innovative service design to provide a complete range of environmental services tailored to meet the individual needs of local communities. Their core principle is to reduce reuse recycle and recover. They work in conjunction with Bristol City Council to help clear our waste. Find out more www.kier.co.uk/capabilities/support-services/environmental.aspx
Phytolux LED Plant Growth Lighting - PhytoLux is at the forefront of a unique engineering approach to LED plant growth lighting technology. By sharing knowledge with UK research scientists, horticulturists and growers, PhytoLux has developed a low energy LED solution with proven results providing a commercially viable option for the sector. Find out more at www.phytolux.com.
|Prefect Controls - Prefect controls specialize in the design of “cleverly simple controls” specifically aimed at the accommodation sector. Space Heating, Water Heating & Lighting are all vital in maintaining our everyday lifestyles. Wastage of this energy is not only expensive but unnecessary. They have a close working relationship with Universities throughout the UK and this has given them a unique perspective into the world of the student, a world where heating should be on max all the time, and the window is the best way of regulating the temperature. For further information visit their website at http://www.prefect controls.com..|
|Rayleigh Instruments - Established in 1664 they have become one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of process control instrumentation equipment in the UK. Find out more at http://www.rayleigh.co.uk/|
|Shred-it work with companies and organisations of all sizes to help protect their confidential information and the environment. Shred-it destroy confidential documents on-site, at clients' premises, giving peace of mind that sensitive information cannot fall into the wrong hands. All of the shredded paper is recycled Find out more http://www.shredit.co.uk/en-gb/confidential-shredding.|
|Wessex Bus Ltd - Wessex Bus Ltd is the Rotala subsidiary which covers the Avonmouth and Keynsham depots , operating in the Bristol and Bath markets . Initially known as 'Wessex Connect' a rebrand in 2011 resulted in the 'Connect' element of the name being dropped. for more information see their web site http://www.rotalaplc.com/company/WessexBusLtd_3.html|
- Working Towards – start doing any of the criteria even if it’s only a few;
- Bronze – complete all the Bronze Criteria;
- Bronze Plus – complete all the Bronze Criteria and do at least 4 Silver Criteria;
- Silver – complete all Bronze and Silver Criteria;
- Gold – complete all Bronze and Silver Criteria and get an overall total of 364 points by doing additional bonus criteria.
- Platinum – Complete all the Bronze and Silver criteria and get an overall total of 500 points by doing additional bonus criteria.
The Green Impact Awards Ceremony 2014-2015
Education & Research Centre Green Champion Team (NHS)
Research level 7 - University Research Dept (NHS)
Queens Building Library Sorry No Image Available)
Catering Awards - Gold
Theatre Collection (Sorry No Image Available)
ACU YODAS (NHS)
Assembly Romms (NHS)
Believing in Green Team (NHS)
Physics Library (Sorry No Image Available)
BHI Admin Green Team (NHS)
CLAHRC West Green Team (NHS)
CSIP Green Team (NHS)
Energy Team (NHS)
Eye Theatre (NHS)
Green BEH (NHS)
MEMO - Medical Equipment Management ( NHS)
Pharmacy Informatics (NHS)
THQ - Trust Headquarters Finance Dept( NHS)
Hospital Trust Awards TLC (Turning off unused equipment, switching of Lights and Closing doors
Consultant Eye 1 (NHS)
Eye Hospital OPD (NHS)
Keen Green Team (NHS)
Medical School Library
The P&P Office
Sterile Services (NHS)
BEST NEWCOMER - Cellular and Molecular Medicine Professional Team
BEST IMPROVER - Sports Exercise and Health
COMMUNITY ACTION - Print Services
PROUDEST GREEN IMPACT ACHIEVEMENT Student Counselling Services
ENVIRONMENTAL HERO (NHS) - Anna Simmons