Eco Week - Sustainability - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Eco Week, 19-24 September 2016

Eco Week is a festival of events that celebrates and promotes what you can do for the environment, your community and your life. In 2016, Eco Week will be taking place 19-24 September.

Keep checking this page for updates, or contact the Sustainability Office at: if you have any questions.

Monday 19: Ecoweek Launch

Treat yourself to free All Good fair trade banana ice creams and shots of fair trade coffee from Jail Breaker Coffee.

When: 12 noon to 1.30 pm
Where: Undercroft

Tuesday 20: Food Waste Event - Speakers and Movie 'Just Eat It'

A food waste get-together with speakers and nibbles, followed by the film "Just Eat It" - an award winning documentary about food waste and food rescue. You'll never look at your fridge the same way again!

When: 6 to 8 pm
Where: C Block

Thursday 22: Tiny House Tour

Visit two real life tiny houses built by UC alumni! Seats limited to 20 only, booking essential, or call 364 2025.

When:1.30 to 4 pm
Where: Meet at Science Road Car park

Friday 23: Edible Campus Tour

Did you know there are lemons, olives, walnuts, and figs growing all over campus and that its all free to eat? Explore edible plants and trees with Jane, UC's Community Gardener.

When:12 to 1 pm
Where: Meet Jane, UC's Community Gardener outside Café 1894

Friday 23: UC Sustainability Awards

The Sustainability Awards ceremony celebrates student and staff efforts to improve the world around us, and to make UC more sustainable.

Nominations are open 1 August - 31 August. Download the nomination here

When: 5.30 to 6.30 pm
Where: Undercroft 101

Saturday 24: Inaugural Sustaina-ball

UC’s very first Sustaina-ball presented by UC Eco Clubs!

When: 7:30pm onwards
Where: Bentley's (UCSA Events Centre)
Theme: Garden Party!

Eco Week 2013

Watch a short video (2 min) for highlights of Eco Week 2013!

Eco Week 2013

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    Christchurch 8140 
    New Zealand
    Phone: +64 3 369 5503 or +64 3 369 5575
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