Sustainable Campus 101

How to be sustainable on campus 101

There are some very simple things everybody can do (staff and students) to be part of a sustainable campus. These are listed below.

  1. Reduce your carbon emissions; catch a bus or hop on your bike to travel to university.
  2. Learn how to use our recycling system properly.
  3. Learn how to grow yum organic veges at UC's community gardens.
  4. Bringing your lunch? Minimise wrapping and packaging as much as possible.
  5. Buy Fair Trade beverages and vegetarian food from campus cafes.
  6. Join an Eco Club or sign up for the Eco Office.
  7. Help reduce our waste measurements; use a reusable drink bottle or coffee cup.
  8. Running an event? Check out our Green Event Guide or contact the Sustainability Office for advice.
  9. Join the Sustainability Office Facebook page.
  10. Sign up for the Sustainability Office newsletter
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    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800
    Christchurch 8140 
    New Zealand
    Phone: +64 3 369 5503 or +64 3 369 5575
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