Author Archives: Libby Dowling

Mechanical Engineering LED Lighting Retro-fit

The School of Mechanical Engineering has been working to make their workshop more energy efficieny. They have reduced electricity related to lighting in their workshop by 48% through an LED lighting retro-fit. LED lights use significantly less electricity than fluorescent lights, have a much longer life span and have improved lighting quality in the workshop. [...]
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Green Project 2014 Funding Round – Now Open

Do you have a great idea for campus sustainability? Simply fill out our Expression of Interest form here to apply for the 2014 funding round.  The Green Project Fund is an annual $100,000 initiative by the Office of Sustainability to provide capital for projects that reduce the University’s environmental impact and advance the long-term sustainability of [...]
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Tour de Work Adelaide 2014 – ride to win!

                  Tour de Work is a free competition where cyclists team up in workplaces across Adelaide to record their ride information and win a host of great prizes including cinema tickets and bike gear. Join the University of Adelaide team and log your rides through February to win. Don’t have a bike? Don’t worry, you can hire [...]
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Ecoversity e-Recycling Event

Do you have unwanted electronic items? Recycle them! e-Recycling is the responsible and ethical disposal and reuse of electronic equipment. Ecoversity is hosting a University wide e-Recycling event in November 2013. Next e-Recycling Event: Monday 25, Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27 of November 2013 Time: 9am – 4pm Locations: Listed in the event information pack below Download the e-Recycling event [...]
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Festival of CoCreation – Saturday 2 November

Festival of CoCreation – a melting pot with the best in Adelaide Experiment: Create: Discover: Play 9.30am – 11pm Saturday 2nd November 2013 Plant 1, Cnr Park Terrace & Fifth Streets, Bowden A space for art, swap-meets, open discussion, workships, music, demos, food and skillshares. More inforamtion here.
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Choose Your Own Adventure: Hollywood meets Silicon Valley with Chris Adams

Majoran Distillery, supported by Ecoversity, presents a rare opportunity for a conversation with an internationally recognised media pioneer, technology and entertainment executive, Chris Adams. Chris is global CEO of Spondo, a Melbourne-based company which allows anyone to profit from video. Spondo enables users to host video content on their own website or social network and share [...]
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Southern Expressway Community Open Day

The Glenthorne Volunteer Group invite you to… The Southern Expressway Community Open Day Information below or download pdf invite here You are invited to the Southern Expressway Duplication Open Day. When: Sunday 27 October 2013, 11 am to 3 pm Drop in anytime to the site office, 3 Majors Road, O’Halloran Hill. FREE sausage sizzle, site tours, face painters and more [...]
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Highly Commended at Green Gown Awards 2013

The University of Adelaide won a Highly Commended Award in the Student Initiatives Category for “Waste Watchers – Bin Monsters Come Alive” at last week’s Green Gown Awards Australasia 2013. “The winners of the 2013 Green Gown Awards Australasia, presented by Ecosave, were announced at a fabulous dinner and award ceremony at the Scenic WatervieW in [...]
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Ride to Work Day 2013 – Wednesday 16 October

Free Breakfast for all cyclists on the Goodman Lawns from 8am – be early! REGISTER HERE Kicking off at 8am, Ecoversity is hosting a Free Breakfast Event on the Goodman Lawns. Join us for free raffle prizes, pedal power smoothies, cycling information, and of course the Slow Bike Race! Between 10am – 1pm, SAPOL will providing a Free [...]
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Revisiting the Zero Carbon Challenge – Wednesday 25th September

The Adelaide Sustainable Building network is pleased to invite you to our next event in our 2013 ‘Tell and Show’ Series A HOME WITH ZERO ENERGY BILLS IS NOT A DREAM, IT IS A REALITY.  Last year the Zero Carbon Challenge was an initiative set up by the South Australian Urban Renewal Authority in partnership with the [...]
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