The An Taisce Environmental Unit coordinate a national Green Flag programme which accredits colleges for work done in various sustainability themes. The University of Limerick were accredited with their first Green Flag in Autumn 2015, with a successful re-accreditation in November 2018. This accreditation a result of the hard work and collaboration of the UL Green Campus Committee, Environmental Society, Environmental Committee, Buildings and Estates team and various staff and students across campus.
The University of Limerick currently holds Green Flag accreditations for Waste, Green ICT, Biodiversity, Travel and Transport, Energy and Student Engagement.
UL is committed to the reduction of plastic waste being generated on campus. New Water Refill Stations have been installed to a number of locations across campus.
It is the policy of the University of Limerick that its campuses are smoking and vaping free.
For more information on the University of Limerick's Green Campus strategy, click here.