Green Week 2012

The University's annual Green Week takes place from 19 -23 November. The purpose of the week, which is being held to coincide with the European Week for Waste Reduction, is to raise environmental awareness and engage with staff and students on environmental issues.

The programme for the week is as follows:

Date Activity Location and time

Monday 19 November

 

 

 

 

 

Launch of Recipe Competition– Love Food Hate Waste Theme (Students)
5 typical student food items and left overs – submit recipe ideas along with a photograph of your meal for four to be in with a chance of winning a £50 meal voucher!

Ingredients: 1 of the following- Pasta, Potatoes OR Rice
                   1 packet of sausages OR bacon
                   1 fresh seasonal vegetable
                   1 tin of fruit or vegetables
                    + 1 other ingredient of your choice

Submit recipe ideas to: carbonmanagement@qub.ac.uk

 
  Cycle Smoothies  - (Students)
Find out what you can do reduce your Carbon Footprint
Come along for free advice on how to reduce your waste and recycle more. As well as top tips on reducing your energy usage and travelling more sustainably.
MBC Foyer, 11.00am-2.00pm
 

Green Purchasing – Office Depot Stand (Staff)
Win an Android Tablet

PFC Foyer, 10.00am-3.00pm
 

Root and Branch stall
Sale of organic fruit and vegetables

 Students' Union, 11.00am-3.00pm

Tuesday 20 November

 

Re:cycle  - Bike Safety Check (East Belfast Mission)
Students who took advantage of the re:cycle scheme this summer are invited to come along for a free basic bike check and helpful hints on how to care for your bicycle.

 

Ashby, 11.30am-2.30pm

 

 

 

Green Impact Assistant Training (Students)

McClay Library, 1.00pm-4.00pm

 

Cycle Challenge (students)
who can pedal the furthest in one minute

Students' Union, 1.00pm-2.30pm

 

Common threads at Common Grounds Café
Free make-do and mend tips and advice. Save money and make the most of your clothes and accessories. Learn crochet, knitting and sewing, or learn to use a sewing machine. (Non-students are also welcome) Limited places available, sign up by emailing wasteeducation@belfastcity.gov.uk.

 Common Grounds Café (City Church, Holylands), 7.30pm

Wednesday 21 November 

Book Swap (students)

Students' Union, all day
Thursday 22 November  Cycle Smoothies  -
Find out what you can do reduce your Carbon Footprint
Come along for free advice on how to reduce your waste and recycle more. As well as top tips on reducing your energy usage and travelling more sustainably.
McClay Library, 11.00am-2.00pm 
  Movie night at The Barge
FREE EVENT
Watch the ‘Waste Land’ movie in the Barge and enjoy upcycling demos and free canapés.
As places are limited you must email wasteeducation@belfastcity.gov.uk to sign up.
Behind the Waterfront Hall, 7pm
Friday 23 November Deadline for recipe competition.
Winner to be announced week commencing 26 November.
 

Saturday 24 November

 

 

 

 

All events are FREE 
• Stitch and Style drop-in workshops in the Black Box; learn to mend, revamp and renew your clothes
• Suitcase sale in Oh Yeah Music Centre
• Lo-Fi, High Speed furniture upcycling in Black Box car park, Hill St
• Children’s art workshop, Green Room, Black Box
• Bike workshops in the Dark Horse car park, Hill St
• Grand Finale Fashion Showcase. The fun day will finish with a fantastic fashion finale, live music and fabulous fashion – everyone welcome.
Various venues around Hill Street, 1.00pm - 4.00pm