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ECOS Movie Screening – The Idiot Cycle

Friday April 8, 5pm Union Cinema, L5 Union House
“There is little direct evidence of widespread ill health or ecosystem damage by the use of man-made chemicals.” Alan Perroy, Director General of the European Chemical Industry Council, in a 2001 letter to European Members of Parliament.
The Idiot Cycle is a 90min documentary following the world’s largest […]

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ReUSEathon!

The ReUSEathon yesterday was a great success, thanks to all that donated and participated. Together we saved hundreds of books, mugs, folders and other stationery items from landfill! The Ecoveristy team hope you found some useful gems! See photos of the event here!

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Remember this when you use paper towel next!

Remember this! If 1 out of 4 adults replaced paper-towels with normal towels for a year, it would be equivalent to;
1) savings trees for an area equal to area of Alaska state,
2) Reduce landfill equal to 4 times of area of Fenway park and,
3) Cut CO2 equivalent to emission of 815000 cars!
There is an open […]

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Clean Up Australia Day – This Sunday!

Clean Up Australia Day is officially on Sunday 6 March
The University will be represented by ECOS – the Environmental Collective Of Students. They are meeting along the Torrens River on Friday 1pm to help clean up our river precinct!
Great work ECOS!

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Keep Cups – Now available

Help reduce waste on campus – University KeepCups now available!
The North Terrace and Waite Campuses send approximately 1,451 tonnes of waste to landfill annually. That’s equivalent to 1,388 five door hatch backs or 271 Black Hawk helicopters! Based on recent bin audits, a significant portion of this waste is take away coffee cups which […]

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