Go Green Week!
Go Green Week is your chance to make a difference and get involved in saving our planet!
Here's the schedule (starting Monday 26th Nov)
MONDAY: Local and Organic food day. We are teaming up with Discovery to promote buying local and organic food in Swansea. We have an organic famer coming in for the day and you will be able to order fruit and vegetable bags from him.
Monday night there wil be be a talk on sustainable living by Dr Larch Maxey. venue still to be confirmed.
TUESDAY: Sustainable Travel. We will be promoting alternative travel methods in Swansea such as the bus and cycling. We will heopfully have some people in from SUSTRANS (the people whol develop all the cycle networks in the country) and BEN (Black Environment Network) who run a bike recycling scheme in Swansea. We will be holding a raffle to give away a free bike at the end of the week. We will also have lots of Swansea Sustainable Travel guides to give away.
WEDNESDAY: Look out for stunts around campus to get students thinking about how to be green.
THURSDAY: Energy Saving Day. We will be giving away lots of energy saving light bulbs and power down adapters. And giving away lots of information on how to cut your energy bills and be energy efficient.
Thursday night there will be a bag making session using recycalbe materials. Venue to be confirmed.
FRIDAY: Recycling Day. The council are bringing in their fantastic trailer of goodies for us to give away. Bring along your old plastic carrier bags and exchange them for a re-usable cotton bag! We will be giving away re-usable mugs as well of lots of information on how to recycle on campus and in Brynmill. The council are also bringing with them loads of green bags so if you're running short come and pick some up!
On the Friday we will be meeting with the Vice Chancellor. Throughout the week we will be collecting signatures on our carbon footprint petition cards, we will be asking for the University to reduce its carbon footprint by 60% by 2020. These signatures will be presented at the end of the week to the VC so we hope to get as many as we can to really shock him and make him take action!
If anyone would like to get involved in helping during Go Green week, we are holding meetings on Tuesday evenings at 6pm in the Collanade Room in the run up to the week. Or people can e-mail us at email@example.com
There are other events still to be finalised, such as a green tooters at the end of Go Green week. Look out for information throughout the week at our table for more information on what's going on.
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