We celebrated our sixth annual Green City Week from the 20th to 24th October 2014. Here are some highlights from the week:
There was plenty of information on Sustainability at City
and a lot on what students can do to make an impact!
We recruited Sustainability Leaders all week and also at the Volunteering fair
Students shared their thoughts on how we to live more sustainable lifestyles
Speaking of ideas…. we celebrated the students who turned their ideas into reality through Green Dragons in 2013/14…and also showcased this year’s project ideas at the special celebration event…there was yummy food too!
NLWA was on site with freebies and tips on how to reduce food waste..
And some pretty nifty Fairtrade goodies were on sale! Did you know City is a Fairtrade University?
Thames Water handed out free 4 minute shower timers! You can save water, energy & money by reducing your shower time to 4 minutes 🙂
We found out why drinking tap water is better for us and the environment
That’s how much sugar there is in 1 Litre of Lucozade…water is so much healthier!
There was a pop-up fresh fruit and veg stall courtesy of Sodexo
Our Eco playground offered fun and games that help save the planet!
The Bike Doctor was on site offering free Bike maintenance
And so were the Barclays Cycle Hire Roadshow team
There was an opportunity to find out about Green Dragons Projects from last year
We relaunched the Green Dragons Meat Free Monday campaign!
And the Green Dragons Restart Project helped students and staff fix broken gadgets through their restart party
We learnt how to make beads old City prospectuses
And used them to make cool bracelets
Empty juice carton = brand new wallet…and it’s durable & cute too!