We represent teams across University of Birmingham, promoting change for a greener more sustainable future . The University is strongly committed to creating a sustainable working environment through this and many other schemes.

#28daysofpromoting my Green Pledge

This Friday marked the last event for ‘Green Pledge’ – Our Greener Futures.  It was great to catch up with fellow Green Pledgers and Malcolm Currie from GreenDrinks Birmingham and celebrate our achievements.  For my pledge I’ve been promoting a different charity …Continue reading →

British Endangered Insects

Insects are suffering the effects of pollution and destruction of their habitats. They are part of the same ecosystem in which we live, and their loss could have cascading impacts upon our own lives. New classification of species in danger … Continue reading →

Renewable energy subsidy auction

The UK government held an auction recently, forcing the renewable energy industries to bid against each other for government support. The principle behind the auction is to encourage the industries to take a step away from government subsidies. Although critics … Continue reading →

Green Supplier Fair and Oxfam Ethical Market

Come to this green market on the UoB campus. As part of Fairtrade Fortnight 2015, there will be many stalls in the Great Hall from 11am to 3pm on Thursday 5th March. Market stalls will include Oxfam, Indian crafts, Ethiopian … Continue reading →


Parks4Play works to provide inclusive play.  It wasn’t until a friend of mine had a child with Downs Syndrome I first became aware just how excluded families with disabled children are, and how important it is to support organisations like … Continue reading →

Recycle your old jewellery

Friends of the Earth, an environmental organisation ‘acting together for the planet and everyone who lives on it’ and they want to help you recycle! Recycling for Good Causes want you to help Friends of the Earth raise money to … Continue reading →

New Internationalist Guest Speaker Event

As part of the 2015 Fairtrade Fortnight, Oxfam-Outreach Birmingham have been putting on several events, this is another great addition! Rob Norman, Campaigns Manager for the New Internationalist Magazine, will be coming to UoB to speak about Fairtrade and the … Continue 

Landlubbers ahoy!

This half term we discovered the newly uncovered shipwreck in Booby’s bay, Cornwall, but we didn’t need to go all the way to Cornwall, or even to the coast to go wrecking: Admittedly not exactly a wreck, but seaworthy and … Continue reading →

2nd March
Veggie Food Stall
The Pod, Guild 


3rd March
New Internationalist Guest
Speaker Event
6pm Room 201, Arts

ethical market event
5th March
Ethical Market and Green Supplier fair
11-3pm Great Hall


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