View of the ocean with trees in the foreground - Little Cove, Noosa Heads.

Tips for a Sustainable Summer

1 December 2021 6:00am28 February 2022 8:00pm
It's Summer! Time to whip out the togs and BBQ. In saying this... some of our favourite summer activities can be tough on the environment. Check out these simple ways to stay sustainable this summer!
Image of 20 GAP and GEMS volunteers after a recent bushcare event.

GAP x GEMS Bushcare

29 January 2022 7:00am10:00am
Join GAP & GEMS for a bushcare working bee! help the environment, meet like-minded people, and enjoy fellowship afterwards!
UQ Sustainability stall at Market Day 2021.

UQ Sustainability Stall at Market Day

16 February 2022 10:00am2:00pm
Visit us at the St Lucia campus Market Day!
Students playing Recycling Game and sorting trash using the big prize wheel.

Waste Pop-Up & Recycling Game

17 February 2022 11:00am1:00pm
Com visit us in the Welcome Hub and have a go at our Recycling Game to win a prize!
Image of potted herbs on windowsill.

Herb Garden Workshop

18 February 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us in the UQ Community Garden for a workshop on growing herbs!
Image of woman in exercise attire, picking up rubbish with gloves and a trash bag.

Plogging with UQ Sustainability, UQSRC x UQGEMS

21 February 2022 4:30pm
UQ Sustainability, UQSRC & UQGEMS will be hitting the pavement with trash bags and gloves in hand, picking up as much rubbish as we can find around UQ’s St Lucia campus.

Green Caffeen Relaunch & Coffee Giveaway

22 February 2022 9:00am11:00am
Celebrate the *sustainable awesomeness* of Green Caffeen with a FREE COFFEE, courtesy of UQ Sustainability.

Reuse & Recycling Station

23 February 2022 10:00am2:00pm
Swing by Campbell Place and check out the Reuse & Recycling Station!

GAP Online Watch Party: ‘An Inconvenient Truth’

23 February 2022 7:00pm
Join GAP from your very own couch for an online movie night featuring the film/documentary ‘An Inconvenient Truth’.

Recycle Right at UQ Online Workshop

24 February 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Learn how to Recycle Right and join this exciting and well needed online workshop.


UQ Carbon Literacy Program (13-17 December Round)

13 December 2021 9:30am17 December 2021 11:30am
Are you interested in learning more about climate change and want to take action, but are not sure where to start? The UQ Carbon Literacy Program is for you! Join the next round, November 22-26.

Campus Clean Up 2021

1 December 2021 1:00am15 December 2021 12:00pm

Plant in a Mug workshop

30 November 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Come along and create a Plant in a Mug!

UQ Carbon Literacy Program (22-26 November Round)

22 November 2021 9:30am26 November 2021 12:30pm
Are you interested in learning more about climate change and want to take action, but are not sure where to start? The UQ Carbon Literacy Program is for you! Join the next round, November 22-26.

Recycle Right: The Basics Seminar

11 November 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Learn how to 'Recycle Right' at UQ!

How to become mates with waste - The 10R's

10 November 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Get familiar with the 10 R's© and learn how to become mates with your waste!

Recycle Right Pop Up

10 November 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Red, yellow, green, or blue?! It's a question we've all asked ourselves in front of the bins! If you’ve ever been confused about recycling and waste, visit our Recycle Right pop up and learn about the different waste streams at UQ.

Recycle right: Know your Plastics Seminar

9 November 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Join UQ Sustainability’s Christine McCallum in a discussion about the different types of plastics that are part of our lives, which ones can be recycled and how this happens, what governments are doing to change the tide of plastics, and where we fit in as consumers.

Host a recycling trivia event at your workplace

8 November 2021 8:45am12 November 2021 4:45pm
Get stuck into National Recycling Week with your workplace.Host a recycling trivia session and challenge your colleagues and bosses to see how much they really know about recycling.

Calling for mug donations for desktop plants

8 November 2021 8:00am12 November 2021 4:00pm
Is your kitchen cupboard overflowing with mismatched mugs? Do you have old tea cups with missing saucers hiding in your China cabinet? If the answer is yes, it might be time for a clean out! UQ Sustainability and UQ Wellness are teaming up for an upcoming series of workshops using old mismatched mugs to create desktop plants. We need your help!

E-Waste Collection Drive

8 November 2021 6:00am12 November 2021 5:00pm
Got old e-waste lying around at home that you're not sure what to do with? Bring it to be recycled, all week at Campbell Place!

Be Green, Be Kind, Be Giving Campaign

8 November 2021 6:00am12 November 2021 5:00pm
We’re inviting the UQ community to participate in the Be Green, Be Kind, Be Giving Campaign, which is an opportunity for UQ staff and students to declutter their lives and give away their unwanted stuff to help our local community.

GAP End of Semester Trivia Night

2 November 2021 6:00pm
Join the GAP community for a fun evening of trivia!

Make your own Beeswax Wraps

1 November 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Learn how to make your very own beeswax food wrap, perfect for wrapping your lunch to take to the library during SWOTVAC! See ya later plastic cling wrap!

Plog for a Prize!

1 November 2021 8:00am12 November 2021 5:00pm
Plogging – the act of picking up litter while out on a run or walk, is a great way to get outside and help our environment! Get your friends and family together, or go solo, and see how much rubbish you can collect throughout SWOTVAC & National Recycling Week. Email us a picture of the rubbish you collect to get a prize!

Staying sustainable, healthy & productive this SWOTVAC

1 November 2021 8:00am20 November 2021 11:00pm
Maintaining your physical and mental health during busy and stressful periods of life is really important. We believe that whilst caring for the planet, we simultaneously nurture ourselves, supporting the synergetic relationship between the overall health of people and the environment. Check out these tips and resources for staying sustainable, healthy and productive this SWOTVAC and exam period.

GAP x GEMS Bushcare

31 October 2021 7:00am10:30am
Join the Green Ambassador Program (GAP) and the Geography and Environmental Management Society (GEMS) in our monthly bushcare working bee!

Repair Café during BLOOM

18 October 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Toss it away? No way! Bring your clothes and other items that need fixing to the GCI for repair.

Green Programs Seminar: The Environmental Impact of Transport

13 October 2021 10:00am11:00am
Learn about how you can travel more sustainably as a staff member or student at UQ!

Warwick Solar Farm sheep muster

8 October 2021 9:00am
The Warwick Solar Farm team and volunteers from GAP will be spending the day out at the solar farm mustering the +750 sheep.

GAP 2022 Council Nominations

5 October 2021 9:00am24 October 2021 5:00pm
Contribute to sustainability at UQ and experience professional development opportunities! Nominations for GAP's 2022 Council are open until Sunday 24 October. Apply today!

UQ Preloved Stall

8 September 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Swing by the Grassy Knoll on our St Lucia campus, grab a bargain, participate in the circular economy, and learn about the social and environmental impacts of the fashion industry.

UQ Veg Society Potluck Picnic

3 September 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Join the UQ Veg Society for a fresh and delicious Potluck Picnic!