Green Chemistry Green Impact Team

Meet the Green Chemistry Green Impact team. We endeavour to minimise all of our effects on the environment following recommendations from the
NUS Green Impact organisation. This can be anything from recycling paper to encouraging biodiversity! Following a workbook of tasks, the team completes as many points as possible and is awarded at the end of the year according to how much they achieved.

Our team was awarded Bronze in June for efforts to reduce waste and energy consumption in office areas. We hope to improve this in the coming year by concentrating on what we can change in the lab, where there are a number of high impact issues to work on.

Tabitha Petchey

"The movement to improve sustainability is really about small efforts made by every person to change their own habits for the better. We have only a small team to implement and encourage these changes so new members who care about the environment and want to make a difference are always welcome." 

- Tabitha Petchey, Green Chemistry PhD Student

Andrea Munoz-Garcia

"Green Impact has a positive influence on the way we consider the sustainability of our workplace. Many simple things like switching off lights can get ignored because of the bad habits we form, so this is a great way to get people thinking about their everyday behaviour and what they can improve." 

- Andrea Munoz Garcia, Green Chemistry PhD Student


For more info contact: greenimpact@york.ac.uk