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Green Mary Week 2016


5 February 2016

Take Part in Green Mary Week 2016 for fun, freebies and more! 29 Feb – 4 March

Green Mary Week is returning to QMUL for 2016 with the aim to get you thinking a little greener in 2016! Throughout the week there will be events, promotions on Fairtrade and environmentally-friendly items across QMUL and QMSU outlets, and a whole host of free environmental goodies and Fairtrade chocolate! Highlights include a sustainable suppliers fair outside the Curve (1 March), free cycle maintenance sessions on 29 Feb (Charterhouse Square), 1 March (Mile End) and 2 March (Whitechapel), and the launch of the QMUL Community Garden and Allotments (2 March). We’ll also have a range of careers-focussed events for anyone interested in working the environment sector.

Throughout Green Mary Week the catering outlets will have a host of special offers, click

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For more information, check out the events through the QMUL Sustainability webpages

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Monday 29 February
10am-2pm, the Lawn, Charterhouse Square: Book now for your FREE cycle maintenance session on the lawn at Charterhouse Square. Pre-booking is essential, for more information on booking email sustainability@qmul.ac.uk
 Tuesday 1 March
Throughout the Day: Join a volunteering group at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park and help biodiversity thrive in central London. Sign up here.

Tour the solar panels on Mile End Library roof at our Energy and Carbon Management careers talk.
 10am-3pm, Library Square:

Bring your bike for FREE a cycle maintenance session (first come, first serve)

Learn about FREE cycle safety training available in Tower Hamlets

Cycle for a FREE smoothie on our smoothie bikes

Find out about the Green Mary staff sustainability awards, sign up a team and get some FREE Fairtrade chocolate

Take part in a Fairtrade tasting session and learn about the importance of Fairtrade at the Green Mary student group stall

Get your hands on some FREE Green Mary branded goodies!

Learn about how to reduce your energy consumption and carbon footprint in Mile End Library

Meet the NUS Student Switch Off team and find out how to help reduce energy use and waste in Halls of Residences

 10am-3pm, the Curve & Student Village: Speak to QMUL’s sustainable caterers and sample their delicious food!

Learn about food waste app Olio and join the local food sharing community

Speak with Veolia Tower Hamlets for recycling and waste reduction advice, and get a selfie with their little binbot!
 Wednesday 2 March
Throughout the Day: Attend our skills workshop and learn about opportunities in Sustainability Engagement, Marketing and Communications

Join a volunteering group at Lavender Pond and help biodiversity thrive in central London. Sign up here.

 12.30-2.30pm, Student Village: Join the Sustainability team at the QMUL Green Mary Garden for the launch of the allotments. Email sustainability@qmul.ac.uk to book your place, tickets are limited.
12.30-2.30pm, Library Square/Mile End Library: Get your bike security marked for FREE by the Metropolitan Police

Have your electronics security marked for FREE by the Police in Mile End Library
10-2pm, Blizzard Institute, Whitechapel Campus: Book now for your FREE cycle maintenance session outside of the Blizard Institute at Whitechapel campus. Pre-booking is essential, for more information on booking email sustainability@qmul.ac.uk.
 Thursday 3 March Thursday 3 March
Throughout the Day: Learn about careers in the Sustainability sector at our Careers Panel and Speed Meet events

Get your society to take part in the Bow Foodbank donation competition to support local families in need. Find out more on Facebook.



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