Blogs and Recommended Media

This page includes updates from the Union, University and around Leicester concerning sustainability as well as recommended media for those wanting to learn more!

We did our own research and came up with the best media on sustainability and climate change for you to check out!

*Please bare in mind some of these suggestions may be distressing for sensitive viewers and that we recommend checking the trigger warnings before preceeding*


The universities library also has an environmental action collection that you can check out for free sustainability-related physical, audio and e-books that everyone can access!


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Choose how you move - Bike Shops in Leicester:

Choose how you move looks at "a smarter way to travel in Leicester and Leicestershire". It includes various transportation options that can be more sustainable including ia page on cycling.

On the page below you can find bike shops in Leicester to get a bicycle with the following shops selling second hand bikes:

  • Alpine Electric Bikes
  • City Cycles (Leicester)
  • City Cycles (Thurmaston)
  • Community Cycles
  • Ebike Centres
  • FMB Cycles
  • Halfords (Abbey Lane)
  • Halfords (Putney Road)
  • Northside Bikes
  • Rutland Cycling Leicester
  • Halfords (Abbey Lane)
  • The Bike Pedlar

Click here for more information.

What can I recycle in Leicester? Leicester City Council Guidance:

Are you living in private or rented accommodation that is not part of the University of Leicester? Check out the Leicester City Council page on recycling and waste to find out about your household waste and recycling collections, what you can and can’t recycle, and much more!

Click here for guidance!

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