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Auckland University Students Get ‘Eco- Aware’

Auckland University Students Get ‘Eco- Aware’

The annual AUSA ‘Ecofest’ is happening next Monday 20th – Wednesday 22nd of September. The Theme is ‘Little things Make a Difference”

“The Theme refers to the positive and negative effects our actions can have on the world around us.” said AUSA Environmental Affairs Officer Chris Currie “Small Changes, like using recyclable shopping bags, may not seem like much to do, nevertheless, have a positive effect. Likewise, the little things we don’t think about, like driving to the supermarket rather than walking, can add up to cause major problems.”

The three days are focussed on fun and relevant ways that students can make a difference.

Monday is “Good food” day – Encouraging students to make a considered choice in the food they buy.

Tuesday is “Reuse, Renew, Recycle” day with installations demonstrating a wide variety of recyclable and non recyclable materials and also recycled and vintage fashion shows.

Wednesday is “International Car free day” with rewards for those who use public transport, cyclists and those who walk.

Chris Currie went on to say “This festival is based at University but is not only for students, everyone is welcome to the quad to take part in the activities and stunts while learning how to make a difference.”

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