The sustainable university
Leiden University is very aware of its role in society. Good scientific research and teaching are crucial for a safe, healthy, sustainable, prosperous and just world; this is one of the premises of the University's 2015-2016 Strategic Plan 'Freedom to Excel'. You can read in this dossier about how Leiden University handles its responsibilities in the areas of sustainability and the environment.
‘The depletion of the Earth’s resources is coming closer every year’
A packaging-free shop, small mobile homes, solar panels on all Leiden's roofs… Jeroen Schrama, alumnus of Public Administration, is a creative world i...
Toothbrushes made of bamboo and dining on left-overs
The Leiden University Green Office (LUGO) organised a symposium about sustainable consumption on 2 May. Various speakers told a packed room about sust...
Get to know the Leiden University Green Office
Got some good ideas for making studying and working at the university greener? If so, share them with the Leiden University Green Office.
Province, universities and businesses to collaborate on circular South Holland
The province of South Holland is to collaborate with industry, the three LDE universities Leiden Delft and Erasmus, and the University of Wageningen i...
Sustainable demolition of old laboratories at a glance
Leiden University is demolishing a number of old laboratories of the Faculty of Science in a sustainable way. The Dutch Green Building Council, an org...