Go Green Week

Would you like to save the planet? Over the past 100 years humans have had a hugely detrimental impact on the world around us. Is it time we made a change?

Go Green Week is a national week of action to help raise awareness of environmental issues and to promote more sustainable lifestyles.

At the Guild we want to offer a range of activities, events and experiences to support this.

Go Green Week 2019 will be our biggest and best Go Green Week yet! See the full timetable of events below:

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Monday 4th Feb

Meat Free Monday
  • Discount Vegan/Veg Food
    Mermaid Bar, All Week
  • Fossil Free Petition Day
    Around Campus
  • Cowspiracy - Film Screening
    Mandela Room, 7pm - 9pm

Tuesday 5th Feb

Transport Tuesday
  • Cycling Safety
    Front Carpark, 10am - 2pm
  • Bike Sale & Free D-Locks Giveaway
    Mermaid Square, 12pm - 2pm
  • Bikeability Training
    Mermaid Square, 12pm - 2pm / 2pm - 4pm
  • PhTea & Chat on Sustainability
    Rosa Parks Room, 4pm - 5pm

Wednesday 6th Feb

Waste Wednesday
  • Vegan Food Stalls
    Guild Reception, 10am - 2pm
  • Junkbuster Stall
    Mermaid Square, 12pm - 2pm
  • Light Bulb Swap Shop
    Guild Reception, 2pm - 4pm
  • Make Your Own Belongings Workshop
    Guild Council Chambers, 4pm - 6pm
  • Before the Flood - Film Screening
    Guild Council Chambers, 6pm - 8pm

Thursday 7th Feb

Throwaway Thursday
  • Grab a Bag - Recycling Bag Give Away
    Mermaid Square, 12pm - 2pm
  • Give Green A Go - Volunteer Litter Pick
    Meeting in Guild Reception, 2pm - 3pm
  • Recycled Art Workshop
    Rosa Parks Room, 10am - 1pm
  • International Sustainability Discussion Evening
    Beorma Bar, 6pm - 7pm
  • Eco Pub Quiz
    Joes Bar, 8pm

Friday 8th Feb

Fossil Free Friday - Go Green Week
  • Greener Birmingham - Discussion Panel
    Arts Building LR1, 6pm - 8pm

Sunday 10th Feb

  • Volunteers Planting Session
    Bournbrook - Guild Reception, 9.30am

There is still time to get involved in Go Green Week! If you are a society / individual student have ideas of projects or events you’d want to do then we can help. We can help you get funding and organise your event.

For more information please contact campaigns@guild.bham.ac.uk

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