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Monthly Archives: August 2012

2012 Fairly Educated Conference – Media Release

Fair Trade Universities are sweeping across Australia and New Zealand, doubling in number in the last 12 months with now seven universities being Fair Trade. Two-thirds of universities in Australia and New Zealand have movements pushing for Fairtrade products on campus. Read more from this year’s Fairly Educated Conference here.

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Journey Plans – Coming Your Way

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Looking forward to sending out Journey Plan Packs this week! Great giveaways in the packs including Adelaide Metro tickets, bike lights, reflectors and pedometers. Please let us know how you get on with your trip to campus – ecoversity@adelaide.edu.au

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Ecoversity at Open Day 2012

We had a ball at Open Day this year, maiking over 2,000 pedal powered smoothies! We spoke to many people about sustainability on campus, and gave away thousands of Ecoversity lettuce seeds, we expect to see plenty of kitchen gardens springing up soon! 
Check out our photos here: www.facebook.com/Ecoverstiy

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Sustainable House Day – September 9

WHAT: Sustainable House Day, Sunday 9th September, this is a  national  annual event showcasing sustainable living for ideas and inspiration.
WHEN: Sunday 9th September between 10am – 4pm  
WHERE: Over 200+ homes across Australia will be opening their doors for the public to tour. Open homes are free. There is also a variety of events, activities, seminars and public […]

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The End of Growth – Richard Heinberg

Tuesday, September 25th, 7.00 pm
Barbara Hanrahan Building
UniSA West Campus
Bookings: John Coulter 8388 2153 or jrpfc@bigpond.com
Continuous growth of either population or GDP is impossible in a finite world. Both these drivers of unsustainability have now run up against nature’s biophysical limits. Nature is now forcing humanity to a transition, one that is as profound as the […]

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Walking & Cycling Guides are here!

If you walk or cycle to campus, download our Walking and Cycling Guide to your mobile device or print it out, fold it up and put it in your back pocket.
Helpful tips and hints, end of trip facilities, safety checklist and important numbers.
Visit the Ecoversity Transport page to get your copy: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/ecoversity/topics/transport/cycling/

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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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