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Rooftop Solar Tour (AEB)

17 August 2022 10:00am10:30am
Learn about UQ's solar array up close with a tour of the Advanced Engineering Building's rooftop solar facilities.
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Beeswax Wrap Workshop (Gatton)

17 August 2022 10:00am2:00pm
Learn more to make your own beeswax wraps - a sustainable alternative to cling wrap and single use plastics.
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Sustainable Living Fair

17 August 2022 9:00am2:00pm
Come on down to the Grassy Knoll and enjoy some sustainable living activities hosted by some of our amazing Clubs & Societies!
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Sustainable Living Wednesday

17 August 2022 8:00am6:00pm
Looking for ways to embrace sustainable living? It can be easy to embrace a lifestyle considerate of natural resources and retain the conveniences of modern living.
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DIY Citizen Science: Native Mammals

17 August 2022 8:00am8:00pm
Ever wondered what you can do to save the koala?  This is is it!

DIY Activity: Use It Up™ - Save food, save money, save the planet!

16 August 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
Reducing food waste at home is the most impactful thing we can do to care for our planet. Luckily our friends at OzHarvest have our backs! Learn more about their Use It Up™ Campaign today!
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Plogging with SRC, GEMS, and GAP!

16 August 2022 4:00pm6:00pm
Do you love the environment and staying fit? Then we have the event for you!
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Sustainability Walk Tour

16 August 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Join our Sustainability Walk Tour to learn about the native plants and animals and various sustainability highlights on our St Lucia campus!
Poster including the different waste streams on our St Lucia & Gatton campuses.

Recycle Right Workshop (Online)

16 August 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Come along to this online workshop and learn all the do's and don'ts of being an expert 'recycler'!
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Recycling Game

16 August 2022 11:00am1:00pm
Come and try our new prize wheel, which displays common items of waste on campus. Spin the wheel and tell us which bin you think the item belongs in to win a prize!
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UQ Rainforest Tour

16 August 2022 11:00am12:00pm
Did you know UQ has a Rainforest on its St Lucia campus? Join Shane Biddle from the Grounds team for a tour of the rainforest, exploring the stunning biodiversity.
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"Founders Talk" with Uuvipak

16 August 2022 10:00am11:00am
Have you ever tried a compostable and EDIBLE coffee cup? Learn more about 'Uuvipak' from Andy and Shafali in this exciting "Founders Talk".
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Trash-free Tuesday

16 August 2022 8:00am6:00pm
Cut down on today’s waste and keep all of the single-use plastic generated in a small container or jar.
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DIY Citizen Science: Reef & Ocean

16 August 2022 8:00am8:00pm
Keep your eyes on the reef and help protect our oceans.
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DIY Activity: Backyard Buddies

15 August 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
Create a healthy ecosystem and attract native wildlife to your garden with these handy tips.
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Transitioning to a sustainable world - a financial and economic perspective (Online)

15 August 2022 3:00pm4:00pm
Are you interested in the relationship between sustainability and economics? This event is for you!
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Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk with UQ Sustainability

15 August 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Join UQ Sustainability for a walk around to UQ St Lucia's Sustainability highlights, and get an insider rundown of sustainability at UQ!
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Sustainable Cooking and Food Waste Workshop

15 August 2022 11:00am1:00pm
Are you looking to up your cooking skills? To get inspiration for simple, budget-friendly recipes? Or to learn how to avoid food waste and cook & eat more sustainably? Then this event is for you!
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"Sounds Like Sustainability" Activation

15 August 2022 10:00am2:00pm
What actually is 'sustainability'? And what sounds like sustainability but isn’t? Drop by the "sound cloud" on the Grassy Knoll in Campbell Place to find out!

Meat-Free Monday Markets

15 August 2022 10:00am2:00pm
Enjoy a mini market of delicious meat-free food trucks to celebrate Meat Free Monday and kick off Sustainability Week. Yum!!
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Oceanic Thinking Art Exhibition

15 August 2022 10:00am19 August 2022 4:00pm
Oceanic Thinking is the inaugural exhibition of the multi-year project Blue Assembly. In collaboration with campus partners including UQ’s Centre for Marine Science, the project coincides with the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030).
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Snap an SDG photo competition (Green Labs and Green Office)

15 August 2022 9:00am19 September 2022 5:00pm
We all know about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but how do they apply to us as individuals? Snap a photo of one or more of the SDGs in your day-today life and win a block of fair trade chocolate!
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DIY Citizen Science: Eco-systems

15 August 2022 8:00am8:00pm
Discover, map and photograph plants you see with iNaturalist's Flora of South East Queensland Project.