Grounds maintenance goes green
10 Feb, 2020
AUT's Estates team has brought in two new grounds maintenance contractors who are committed to using all electric gear where possible.
AUT introduces new reusable cup initiative
Hospitality, tourism and events
18 Oct, 2019
From next year, you can purchase a $3 AUT branded coffee cup and if you bring it back dirty, AUT cafes will exchange it for a clean reusable cup.
AUT Living Labs raised at UN
23 Sep, 2019
AUT Living Laboratories, a project to restore native forest, will be presented at the UN Climate Action Assembly in New York.
The future of NZ’s marine environment
15 Jul, 2019
Two AUT researchers, Dr Rebecca Jarvis and Dr Tim Young, surveyed New Zealand’s marine scientists to discover the key areas where more research is needed.
Reducing our avocado waste
17 Jun, 2019
An AUT PhD student is working to convert avocado waste into compostable packaging in response to the large amount of waste sent to landfill every year.
Follow your waste at AUT
22 Mar, 2019
In 2018, AUT produced 692 tonnes of waste, which ended up in a landfill, generating 82 tonnes of CO2. But where does it go and how did this happen?
Clever Little Monthly wins X-Challenge
Art and design
12 Dec, 2018
Students Shara Quin and Mia Evans won the top prize at the 2018 AUT X Challenge for Clever Little Monthly, ethical and sustainable tampons made from hemp.
A room for one please
Art and design
02 Oct, 2018
Thanks to students taking the Design for Sustainability paper, North campus is now host to a solitary bee hotel.
City Campus’ newest building now open
17 Jul, 2018
The WZ building – the new home of our School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences – represents a new way of teaching and learning for AUT.
Students participate in beach clean-up
Business and economics
16 May, 2018
Accounting students recently displayed sustainability in action, participating in a beach clean-up fieldtrip at Point England Reserve, Glen Innes.
The answer to low-emissions
20 Apr, 2018
A report for the Ministry of Environment, launched recently at AUT, reveals opportunities for New Zealand through climate finance.
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