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Get involved with Green Mary Week

We could all be a little bit greener and next week should be the perfect opportunity to start.

6 February 2015


QMUL’s Green Mary Week starts on Monday 9 February and runs through to Friday with the aim to raise awareness of climate change and demonstrate how you can lead a low-carbon future.

Based around themed days, including Meat Free Monday and Waste Free Wednesday, Queen Mary Students' Union and QMUL have arranged activities from cooking demonstrations, bike repairs, a stationery giveaway and even an appearance from a robot who passes on advice.

All events are open to staff and students and a summary of each day is listed below while a detailed timetable can be found here www.qmul.ac.uk/about/sustainability

Meat Free Monday

Visit the Curve and the Hive for vegetarian dishes and get 20 per cent off vegetarian meals at the Hive. Come to Library Square for a Love Food Hate Waste cooking demonstration.

Travel Light Tuesday

Head to Library Square for free bike maintenance, cycle safety promotions and free smoothies. Show your cycle helmet in the Curve for a free muffin when you buy a drink. Show your cycle helmet in Ground for a free bottle of water. Film screening of Blackfish in SU from 5.15pm.

Waste Free Wednesday

QMSU and QMUL Sustainability will be giving out free stationery and hosting a swap shop in Library Square.

Turn it Off Thursday

Visit the Hub to learn about reducing energy and water consumption through arcade games. Sign up for the Environmental Careers Meet and Greet.

Make a Difference Friday

Come to the Student Village to learning about volunteering and environmental opportunities at QMUL and in the local community. Volunteer at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. Attend a free vegetarian cooking workshop in Drapers Bar.

For media information, contact:

Rupert Marquand
Public Relations Manager
Queen Mary University of London
email: r.marquand@qmul.ac.uk
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