Campus Life Initiatives
Campus Life's Event Services team have their own Sustainability Group, chaired by Brendan Theodore. The group focuses on inspiring sustainability consciousness within the Events team and promoting sustainable operations at conferences and other events.
Current projects include:
- Internal monthly newsletters with tips and ideas for sustainable suppliers
- Developing a sustainability checklist for event managers
- Volunteering on Motuihe island and planting over 250 trees
- Working with the Sustainability and Environment team to introduce compost bins at events
Accommodation Services run an annual 'Green Your Room' challenge for students living in residential halls. The voluntary initiative had 43 percent participation this year compared with 25 percent last year.