Green Festival 2021

In collaboration with the Walker Institute, RUSU and local community groups

Wednesday 3 November

Green Festival Showcase event 10-1pm 360 at RUSU – open to staff and students

Come along and meet lots of local environmental and sustainability groups, find out what you can do to help the fight against climate change and lower your carbon emissions. Attendees include: Reading Hydro, Reading Community Energy Society, Reading Friends of the Earth, Select Environmental, Reading Green Wellbeing Network amongst many others.

12-2pm Cycling event in Palmer Quad

Visit Dr Bike for free bike maintenance, find out about free cycle training and low cost bike hire. Campus Security will be present to give advice about bike security and offering discounted D locks.

Thursday 4 November

11-1pm Library foyer

Sustainability Team present to celebrate last years winners of the Jump competition and launch rebranded #DoingUORBit.

11-11:45 Online webinar ‘Saving energy in your home’ with energy experts

1pm All staff briefing presentation from Energy and Sustainability Director, Dan Fernbank, talking about how we will achieve net zero carbon by 2030

Friday 5 November

12-1pm ‘Shout for Sustainability’ outside Carrington / Palmer Quad. Hear from senior University staff about the ambitions to put sustainabililty leadership at the heart of the University

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