The latest in sustainable campus news and events
Please check out the full list of past sustainability related events on campus.
Do you know your recycling rights from your wrongs? Brush up on your recycling knowledge this National Recycling Week by following some helpful myth-busting tips.
Are you ready for the plastic bag ban that kicks in next month? Lightweight plastic shopping bags will be banned from retailers across Victoria including supermarkets, green grocers, clothing stores, restaurants and more from 1 November. Start building better bag habits now to make sure you don’t get caught empty handed at the checkout.
Ever been confused about whether an item can be recycled, and looked to the triangular recycling symbol as a guide?
So you’ve picked up your morning coffee on your way to campus, you’ve finished that last sip of productivity juice and you’re looking for a bin to throw your once-used piece of packaging into. You see two bins as you enter the building: recycling and landfill.
The Sustainability Team is excited to launch a new fortnightly newsletter, providing you with news, tips, and myth busting around waste at UniMelb.
While some councils across Victoria have been forced to send kerbside recycling to landfill, the contents of recycling bins from the University of Melbourne are still being sent for recycling.
You can now avoid single-use packaging with meals purchased at Union House thanks to our new reusable plate service.
Show us how you are avoiding plastic this July for your chance to win a $50 voucher to Biome stores.
Parkville is now home to three new bike repair stations to assist with any repairs needed while cycling around campus.
The Melbourne Renewal Energy Project agreement is the first of its kind in Australia and, as a result, Melbourne is the first capital city council powered by 100 per cent renewable energy.
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