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Divide in Concord – A free film & presentation with Tim Silverwood

As part of the Adelaide City Council’s Go Green program, you are invitied to the City Library with one of Australia’s leading environmentalists Tim Silverwood.
When: Friday November 21 at 5:30pm
Where: City Library – just off Rundle Mall, map here
RSVP: Essential – book here to reserve your place
Cost: FREE
Tim is an ordinary guy who somehow found [...]

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The Student Co-Op in Action

A huge congratulations to Lawrence, Nick, Pat, Haneen and the crew on the continued success of the Student textbook Co-Op – re-using resources, saving students money and exhibiting quality artwork. see the video here for more information.

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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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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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ReUSEathon 2013 – Wednesday 10 April

Ecoversity is hosting a ReUSEathon event next week on Wednesday 10 April on the Barr Smith Lawns.
This event is designed to provide new homes for unwanted items and save office space.
If you have any unwanted stationery items, office equipment or kitchen items you no longer need or use, please arrange for items to be sent [...]

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Clean Up Australia Day – Sunday 3 March

Join the Adelaide Sustainability Drinks Team and take part in Clean Up Australia Day, Sunday 3 March.
Clean Up site is River Street, Hindmarsh – meeting at 10am opposite the Jolly Miller Hotel.
If you are interested in taking part please RSVP here.
More information about Clean Up Australia Day here.

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e-Recycling 2012

The Office of Sustainability presents,
e-Recycling 2012
on Friday 23 November 2012 at the North Terrace, Roseworthy and Waite Campuses.
Items can be dropped off between 8:30 am – 5.00 pm at one of marked collection points.
Download the 2012 e-Recycling Information Pack here with location maps and  event information. 
Electronic equipment often contains toxic and hazardous materials such as lead, mercury and cadmium that can cause both [...]

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Free e-Recycling Services in Adelaide

The National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme begins in South Australia today with the start of free recycling services in Adelaide.
http://www.environment.gov.au/minister/farrell/2012/pubs/mr20120730.pdf 

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ReUSEathon – it’s on again!

Do you have old stationery, office equipment or kitchen items you no longer need or use? Save it for the REUSEathon – an event designed to provide new homes for unwanted items and save office space.
The next event is occurring Wednesday 21 March 2012 on the Barr Smith Lawns.
Bring your unwanted items to the lawns [...]

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Thank you e-Recyclers!

A big thank you to everyone who e-Recycled last week! We are still waiting for final figures, but we have bets on we collected around 15 tonnes of unwanted electrical equipment. Your items are being ethically and responsibly recycled by e-Cycle Recovery (http://www.ecyclerecovery.com.au/).
If you have unwanted electrical items at home, please take advantage of the [...]

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Office of Sustainability
Address

Mitchell Building
North Terrace Campus
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 Australia

Contact
Phone: +61 883 135 871