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Candidate for the position of Environment & Ethics Officer

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Ellie Cottrell

To a sustainable campus and future

Student engagement

  • Continuation of engagement with student activism in the climate protests 
  • Green week – extension to make event bi-annual
  • Drop-in sessions for students to voice concerns/queries/comments about environmental issues at LSE 
  • Work with LSE Careers/VC to host regular events on how students can get involved in sustainability 

Sustainable Campus

  • Zero disposable coffee cup campus – using the CupClub system
  • Price milk alternatives equally at LSE Cafes
  • Reduce non-recyclable plastic packaging at LSE Cafes
  • Pricing healthy vegetarian options equally to meat alternatives to make them accessible 
  • Better labelling of recyclable products, separation of waste

LSE Accountability 

  • Push for LSE to be carbon net-zero by 2030 rather than carbon zero by 2030
  • Keep departments accountable for waste production, and energy/water consumption 
  • Work with Sustainability at LSE to conduct research on LSE waste and energy output, create initiatives accordingly
  • Accountability on builders waste from construction – use of sustainable and recycled products into new construction 

Endorsments: 

Irish, Tennis, Drama, Third Culture Kids, Australia & New Zealand, United Nations, Law, Hayek, Swiss, Amnesty international, Futsal, Dance, STAR, Rowing,