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Pack for Good this Summer

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Moving out or moving house? Make packing easier by donating all your unwanted stuff.

We’ve teamed up with both the British Heart Foundation and the University to bring you Pack for Good. The donated items, which would otherwise likely have ended up in landfill, are taken to the British Heart Foundation charity shops, where they are sold on to make money. The money raised supports lifesaving research.

Please donate:

  • Unwanted clothing, shoes, bags, accessories
  • Books
  • Computer games
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Electrical items
  • Crockery, cookware and homeware

Please don’t donate:

  • Food
  • Knives
  • Hangers
  • Dirty and damaged items
  • Duvets or pillows

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Recycling on Your Doorstep  

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It’s getting to that time of year when everyone is looking to clear their belongings out of their accommodation as contracts come to an end. Some first years may have experienced that first year feeling of financial fecundity, and splurged on that six-foot cardboard cut-out of a palm tree that seemed like such a good decoration idea at the time. The only problem now is what on earth do you do with it? No matter what stage of your degree you find yourself at, you always seem to end up with double the amount of belongings at the end of … Read the rest

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Blackout Switch Off Christmas Competition

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Southampton Blackout is back! And for the first time ever they’ve teamed up with Student Switch-off for a special Christmas competition. Student Switch-off is an energy saving competition between the university halls of residence. Blackout is an annual campus-wide energy audit involving staff and students to show the university how much energy is wasted through leaving things switched on unnecessarily.

This time it’s over to you. To make sure you don’t waste energy (and money if you’re private rented) over the Christmas holidays, listed below are a number of things you can do before heading home.  All you have to … Read the rest

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