Green Week

When:
Monday 20 May – Friday 24 May, 11:00am – 6:30pm
Where:
UTS and TAFE NSW Ultimo

For more information, see below.

Green Week is a week-long program with various sustainable activities held at UTS and TAFE NSW Ultimo each day. We've got something for everyone, whether you're into art, want to be a plant parent, or love a good cocktail.

Explore new ways to be sustainable and eco-conscious today.

Check out what we've got in store for Green Week below.


Monday

Photo Competition Exhibition

Location: UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3 Concourse

From 7:30pm

The best 25 photographs entered in the Green Week Photo Competition are being shown on The Concourse (UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3).

Beeswax Wrap Workshop

Location: UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3 Concourse

11:00am – 1:00pm

Learn how to reduce single-use plastics in your life, and make your own beeswax wrap to take home.


Tuesday

Photo Competition Exhibition

Location: UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3 Concourse

The best 25 photographs entered in the Green Week Photo Competition are being shown on The Concourse (UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3).

Sustainability and Surfing Talk

Location: UTS Tower Building 1, Level 21, Room 58

1:00 – 2:00pm

How might the surfing industry be more sustainable? Hear about some of the challenges and innovative solutions being explored.

Film Screening: Waste Deep

Location: TAFE NSW Ultimo Library, Building D, Level 1, Meeting Place

2:00 – 3:00pm

Free screening of documentary “Waste Deep”. Food and packaging waste is not simply something that ‘goes away’ when you pop it in the rubbish bin. Waste has a long-term impact on our environment, our wildlife and ultimately our own health. But how do we avoid it? In an age of excess consumption and a mindset of convenience-at-all-cost, is it possible to truly be waste free?


Wednesday

Photo Competition Exhibition

Location: UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3 Concourse

The best 25 photographs entered in the Green Week Photo Competition are being shown on The Concourse (UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3).

Green Market Day

TAFE NSW Ultimo, Building E Courtyard (Harris Street entrance)

11:30am – 1:30pm

With a range of environmentally friendly stalls, these markets have something for everyone. Come along for live music, food, demonstrations and activities! All welcome.

In case of wet weather, the event will be moved to The Muse, North Wing.

Algae Biotechnology Tour

Location: UTS Building 7

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Take a tour of this new science facility forging new ground using algae as a sustainable base material for everything from bio-plastics to food. Bookings essential by emailing Seb.Crawford@uts.edu.au.

Film Screening: Waste Deep

Location: TAFE NSW Ultimo Library, Building D, Level 1, Meeting Place

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Free screening of documentary “Waste Deep”. Food and packaging waste is not simply something that ‘goes away’ when you pop it in the rubbish bin. Waste has a long-term impact on our environment, our wildlife and ultimately our own health. But how do we avoid it? In an age of excess consumption and a mindset of convenience-at-all-cost, is it possible to truly be waste free?

Green Week Dinner

Location: TAFE NSW Ultimo, The Apprentice Restaurant Sydney
Building E, Level 7, 695 Harris Street, Ultimo NSW 2007

6:00pm – 9:00pm

An elegant evening of fine food and wine as Executive Chef of OzHarvest, Travis Harvey, will work with TAFE NSW Commercial Cookery students to produce a sustainable, zero waste menu.

Reservations essential. Book now!

Phone: 02 9217 5527

Email: SI.TheApprentice@tafensw.edu.au


Thursday

Photo Competition Exhibition

Location: UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3 Concourse

The best 25 photographs entered in the Green Week Photo Competition are being shown on The Concourse (UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3).

Adopt a Plant Stall

Location: UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3 Concourse

10:00am - 12:00pm

Find a new plant for your collection at our plant stall. Prices range from $2 to $10 and all proceeds go to Cancer Council Australia.

All Abuzz About Bees

Location: UTS Library, Level 2 Event Space

1:00 – 2:00pm

This forum will reveal why these tiny superheroes deserve more attention. Honey and bee experts will explore the topic. More details here

Guided Honey Tasting

Location: UTS Library, Level 2 Event Space

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Immediately following the talk on bees and honey, stick around for a guided honey tasting with an expert honey sommelier. Come for either or both events. More details here

Film Screening: Accelerate

Location: UTS Library, Level 4, Room 4.k

6:00 – 7:30pm

This documentary film ‘Accelerate’ tells the story of inspiring people taking steps to accelerate action on climate change. Hosted in collaboration with student groups EcoSoc and Enviro Collective.


Friday

Photo Competition Exhibition

Location: UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3 Concourse

The best 25 photographs entered in the Green Week Photo Competition are being shown on The Concourse (UTS Tower Building 1, Level 3).

Adopt a Plant Stall

Location: UTS Alumni Green (Weather permitting)

9:00am - 12:00pm

Find a new plant for your collection at our plant stall. Prices range from $2 to $10 and all proceeds go to Cancer Council Australia.

Green Building Tour

Location: UTS Tower Building 1, Level 4, Foyer Concierge Desk

12:00 – 1:00pm

Take a tour of UTS buildings to learn about their eco features. Bookings essential. Email Seb.Crawford@uts.edu.au to book.

Cocktail Course

Location: Upper level of The Loft UTS

5:00 - 6:30pm

Learn how to make sustainable, organic cocktails with the hilarious team from Trolley'd.