Directorate of Estates and Facilities


Environmental Services Unit

The Environmental Services Unit is responsible for waste management, waste advice, the management of the University's landscaped areas and campus cleansing.

The gardens section is responsible for the planning and maintenance of landscape areas across the University Estate. This section employs a combination of both in-house and external contractors to undertake the necessary works associated with ensuring that the University grounds are as attractive as possible.

The Campus Cleansing section is responsible for discharging the University's responsibility with relation to the Envirnmental Protection Act 1990 (code of practise regarding Litter and Refuse). In addition they service and maintain the various recycling initiatives employed by the University.

A specialist Waste Co-ordinator oversee the day to day management of the many University waste streams to ensure compliance with any relevant legislative requirements. In addition, the Waste Co-ordinator is also responsible for the formulation of the many waste disposal contracts and the instigation and implementation of recycling schemes throughout the University.