Environment & Ethics Committee

The remit of the Environment & Ethics Committee is:

  • Raise awareness of issues around environmental and social/systematic justice, and campaign on these issues.

  • Support and develop student-led environmental activities and initiatives. 

  • Hold the University to account for its own Environmental and Ethical policies and its implementation of said policies. 

  • Represent issues around Environment and Ethics at relevant platforms, both locally and nationally, as well as through AUSA’s democratic structures. 

  • Feed into national campaigning groups and organisations, such as but not limited to, People and Planet and Friends of the Earth.

The Environment & Ethics Committee 2021-2022 is chaired by the Vice President for Communities, Camilo Torres-Barragán, and is made up of the following members:

  • Vice-Chair: Carolijn Van Der Putten
  • Campaign Coordinator (x2): Rebecca Taylor and one vanancy
  • Foresterhill Representative: Vacant
  • First Year Representative: Vacant
  • Ordinary members (x3): Gabriel Brame, Ruth Helmore, and one vacancy
  • Qatar Campus Representative (ex-officio): Vacant

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In-attendence membership

  • Shared Planet Representative(s): Julia Zieba (The Corner) & Emma Bristow (Swap Shop)
  • Liberation Forum Representative(s): 

Committee Minutes 

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Aberdeen Green Guide

The Environment and Ethics Committee 2017/18 and 2018/19 have worked on this guide to give you all sorts of tips and tricks about a sustainable lifestyle in Aberdeen. You can learn everything about Recycling in the city, a long list with ongoing campaigns and projects and an interactive map with vegetarian and vegan restaurants. Check out our Facebook page fb.com/AUSAeande/ for more information!