UNION - Green / Sustainable Events

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Wed 26th February

Community Garden: 26th February
noon - 3pm
Meet at Students' Union Building 1 Reception
The Community Garden provides a regular opportunity for both experienced and new gardeners to get involved in their green campus and grow their own fruit and vegetables for free.

Thu 27th February

Changing Consumerism: Sustainability Market
11am - 3pm
The Plaza, The Students' Union at UWE
Fancy getting your hands on some incredible vegan foods, from street food vendors to zero waste produce and organic fruit and veg? Come along to our Sustainability Market on campus and enjoy!
BYOB at Bower
noon - 2pm
The Students' Union at Bower
Bring your own bowl and we will fill it with free food!

Wed 11th March

Community Garden 11th March
noon - 3pm
Meet at Students' Union Building 1 Reception
The Community Garden provides a regular opportunity for both experienced and new gardeners to get involved in their green campus and grow their own fruit and vegetables for free
Greener Futures Drop-In
1pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room 1, SU Building 1, Frenchay Campus
Has your club/society signed up to Greener Futures this year? Find out how to gain even more points, and get your hands on that 1st prize of £300!

Mon 16th March

Changing Consumerism: Charity Shop Sweep Competition
16th March 9am - 19th March 5pm
Instagram
Support the Sustainability Committee's Changing Consumerism campaign by taking part in their competition! Be in with a chance of winning £25 of eco-goodies by charity shopping and for less than a tenner and creating an outfit worthy of the catwalk!
Changing Consumerism: Zero Waste Stall
11am - 1pm
Outside OneZone
Did you know the SU now has a refillable, zero-waste section? Come speak about what's here already and what you'd like to see more of!
Changing Consumerism: Meatless Monday
11:30am - 3pm
The Students' Union Bower, Glenside and Frenchay
Your chance to taste the alternatives with 25% discount off selected meat-free options at the SU Bar. Every meal makes a difference!
Changing Consumerism: The True Cost Movie Night
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room 1, SU Building 1, Frenchay Campus
Who really pays the price for our clothing? Join us for a screening of this documentary which will lay bare the impacts of the clothing industry. Pizza provided! Free entry.

Tue 17th March

Changing Consumerism: Chai and Chat (Frenchay)
noon - 2pm
Upper Engagement Space, The Students' Union, Union 1, Frenchay Campus
Come and grab a FREE loose leaf tea and chat about how you can change consumerism with your everyday actions!
Changing Consumerism: Chai and Chat (Glenside)
noon - 2pm
The Students' Union Glenside
Come and grab a FREE loose leaf tea and chat about how you can change consumerism with your everyday actions!
Changing Consumerism: BYOB
6pm - 8pm
Frenchay SU Bar
Supermarket waste transformed into bowlful of student grub! Free dinner for all students - just bring your own bowl!

Fri 20th March

Funday Friday/Changing Consumerism: Clothes Swap - Swap, Don't Shop
11am - 2pm
The Students' Union, Frenchay Campus
We're hosting a Clothes Swap in March - a chance to shop for trends sustainably with your pals! Drop your pre-loved clothing to The Students' Union's Reception NOW and you'll receive a token for your entry to the event on 20 March!

Wed 1st April

Community Garden 1st April
noon - 3pm
Meet at Students' Union Building 1 Reception
The Community Garden provides a regular opportunity for both experienced and new gardeners to get involved in their green campus and grow their own fruit and vegetables for free

Wed 29th April

Community Garden: 29th April
noon - 3pm
Meet at Students' Union Building 1 Reception
The Community Garden provides a regular opportunity for both experienced and new gardeners to get involved in their green campus and grow their own fruit and vegetables for free

Wed 13th May

Community Garden 13th May
noon - 3pm
Meet at Students' Union Building 1 Reception
The Community Garden provides a regular opportunity for both experienced and new gardeners to get involved in their green campus and grow their own fruit and vegetables for free
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