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IT Sligo Green Week

March 12, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Green Week

IT Sligo will be holding a special Green Week from the 8th to 12th of March with a collection of activities, competitions and talks on environmental issues, sustainability and what the future holds.   This promises to be a very interesting and informative week.  Please download leaflet below for more information.

Monday 8th March

Spring Has Sprung Photo Competition Launch

In conjunction with IT Sligo Healthy Campus

What does spring mean to you? Capture your Green Week photo showing nature and the arrival of spring. Submit your entry to greencampus@nullitsligo.ie before 4pm Friday 12th March to enter.
Great prizes to be won!

Build a Bird Feeder Competition Launch

In conjunction with Sligo Tidy Towns and ITS Healthy Campus
Create a bird feeder re-using old materials found at home. Send a photograph of your entry to greencampus@nullitsligo.ie before 4pm Friday 12th March to be in with a chance to win some great prizes!

Tuesday 9thMarch

IT Sligo ‘Student Sustainability Guide’

In conjunction with IT Sligo Students Union
Green Campus in conjunction with the Student Union have developed a free simple guide to sustainability and how you can play your part to reduce our environmental impact on campus and beyond.
Watch out for details on our social media!

Wednesday 10th March

Reimagining Energy in Sligo – The Sligo Energy Master Plan

In conjunction with Sligo County Council
Join our on-line panel discussion to find out what this really means for Sligo – our businesses, our communities and our homes.
Panellists; Stevie Donnelly, Contract Research Unit, IT Sligo; Pete Murtagh, Sligo County Council; Declan Feeney, Lecturer Environmental Science, IT Sligo
Register to attend via this link.

Thursday 11th March

Climate Change, Biodiversity & Your Garden

In conjunction with The Organic Centre
Join our interactive workshop with Stephen Campbell, Head
Gardener at The Organic Centre, Rossniver and learn about
biodiversity in your garden and how you can make a difference.
Register to attend via this link.

Friday 12thMarch

Futures Thinking & Sustainability: IT Sligo @100

With Therese Hume, John Pender and Mary McGuckin
This event marks the launch of our ITS ‘Sustainability Series’ – a
collection of lunchtime talks, discussions and podcasts to help us
better understand sustainability and how it can inform our practice.
(Note – this event is limited to IT Sligo Staff, a direct invite will follow)

Green Days

Watch out for daily sustainability sessions highlighting our favourite books, videos, Podcasts and so much more;
Monday – Sustainable Development Goals
Tuesday – Circular Economy
Wednesday – Biodiversity
Thursday – Systems Thinking
Friday – Global Citizenship

#GreenWeek2021

Draft Green Week Programme

IT SLIGO GREEN CAMPUS

WHAT WE DO?

IT Sligo Green Campus is a student led initiative with the support of IT Sligo staff and management.
IT Sligo Green Campus has three goals:

  • Minimise our environmental impact
  • Embed sustainability in all we do
  • Work with our local community for a sustainable change.

GREEN WEEK

An Taisce Green Week is a national initiative to raise the status of sustainability, diversity and inclusion. It is for all our campus community.
IT Sligo and IT Sligo Green Campus are committed to sustainability and sustainable change.
HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?
All our campus community can get involved.
Student, join Our Green Campus committee and make a change. Teaching staff weave sustainability into your curriculum and we can all think sustainability in what we do each day. Want to know more, just ask…
Follow us on social media for updates on Green Week and so much more…
Search – @ITSGreenCampus

Details

Date:
March 12, 2021
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Sligo Ireland

Organiser

IT Sligo