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Blackout 2012 Highly Commended

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Congratulations to the Ethical & Environmental team, as well as all the students and staff involved in the Blackout 2012 campaign!

Last night the team were given the Highly Commended award in the Student Initiatives & Campaigns category at the Green Gown Awards.

You can find out more about the campaign here, and a full list of winners at the awards is available to view here.… Read the rest

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Black Out 2012 Shortlisted for Award

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Earlier this year the SUSU Ethical & Environmental team saw one of its most successful campaigns ever in Blackout: A Night Out with the Lights Out.

The campaign saw over 200 staff and students at the Univeristy of Southampton come together on Friday 27th April to switch off all non-essential electrical equipment across 47 buildings.

The results were outstanding, with over 7 tonnes of carbon saved – which is enough to power 5 family homes for year!

The team’s amazing efforts not only received praise from across the University, but also from other universities across the UK with plans … Read the rest

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