Choose ethical and sustainable gifts!

It’s easy to choose holiday gifts that are beautiful, useful, and also make a difference to the world. Some tips for sustainable gift buying this holiday season: shop local look for certification like Fair Trade and Cruelty Free get crafty and make a truly unique DIY gift give an experience; a day out, lunch or…

More hand dryers are coming…

We’ve made the decision to transition from hand towels to hand dryers in recent years, and since then old equipment has been replaced and hand towels have been phased out as facilities have been upgraded or built. With a new cleaning and waste services contract now in place at the Melbourne Campus, further work will…

La Trobe Fair Trade & Sustainability Festival

Enjoy a fortnight of free events, workshops, film screenings and live music as we celebrate and promote fair trade and sustainability on the Bundoora campus. You can enjoy: Vegan BBQs, dumpster diving and edible weed walks DIY cleaning products, gardening, rock identification & screen-printing workshops Special screenings of documentaries ‘The True Cost’ & ‘Seven Women’…

Sustainability on campus – take the pledge!

Take the new short Sustainability Quiz to see how savvy you are!  You can also tell us about your sustainability idea to enter the monthly prize draw! Commit to reducing your footprint on campus by taking the new Sustainability Pledge and be in the running for one of 3 monthly prizes. Enter now for your…

Sustainability is about all of us!

We’re committed to working with you to create a more sustainable University, as we try to continually work to minimise our footprint. There are lots of things we can all individually do to help the University become a more environmentally friendly community. You can help by: using drinking fountains to reduces plastic bottle waste correctly…